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Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Political Economy) in the Department of Public Policy [Ref. C/208/09]

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talent and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. Currently, the University has six Colleges/Schools. Within the next two years, the University aims to recruit 100 more scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative media, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas.

Applications are invited for the above post:


Be an active researcher, dedicated to university teaching and supervision of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Bachelor's, Master's and PhD degrees. The appointees are also required to undertake administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department.


A PhD in Social Science related disciplines, with teaching experience and strong evidence of research potential. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in the areas of politics of state regulation, varieties of capitalism and global political economy. For appointment at Associate Professor level, a substantial track record of published research in internationally recognized outlets is expected.

[For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof. Ray YEP, Professor via email at]

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Application and Information

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Email : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].  Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Office.  Applications received before 16 August 2013 will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  Shortlisted candidates for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Human Resources Office, specifying the position applied for.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

The University also offers a number of visiting positions through its "CityU International Transition Team" scheme for current graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and for early-stage and established scholars, as described at

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 95th among the world's top universities and the 12th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds 2012/2013 surveys.

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