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Job Vacancy: Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/APS/0520)

Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/APS/0520)
Department of Asian and Policy Studies

The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) is a research intensive Department that prides itself on policy driven research focused on Asia. The Department’s faculty are engaged in research addressing education, health, ageing, housing, urban and social policy, governance and comparative political-economy. The Department offers degree programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. To further enhance its research and teaching strengths the Department of Asian and Policy Studies invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Public Policy with a specialisation in one or more of the following areas: (i) public management; (ii) social protection and social policy; (iii) public organisation and leadership; (iv) public organisations and human resource management; (v) strategic communications / public relations; (vi) quantitative methodology. Preferences will be given to candidates with a comparative, pan-Asian geographic focus.

The appointee will participate in activities related to teaching, research, project supervision, curriculum and programme development, together with programme and course management at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He/she is expected to be an active researcher, able to collaborate with colleagues on research that leads to publications in leading international journals and successfully acquire external research funding. Applicants should provide evidence of past and current research and teaching accomplishments and a
statement of teaching and research interests.

Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in a relevant discipline with a strong record of accomplishment in research or be able to demonstrate strong research potential and research methodology for recent graduates. Applicants should also have post-qualification teaching experience in the tertiary education sector.

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For enquiries, please contact the Acting Head of Department, Dr. Siu-yau Lee at