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Job Announcement: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dean, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Employer: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Faculty of Humanities
Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Title: Dean of Faculty of Humanities
Rank: Dean
Linguistic Field(s):
LL Issue: 25.1112
Date Submitted: 03-Mar-2014
Job Description: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK $5 billion (US $1 = HK $7.8 approximately) per year. Committed to academic excellence in a professional context, PolyU aspires to become a world-class university with an emphasis on the application value of its programmes and research. Its vision is to become a leading university that excels in professional education, applied research and partnership for the betterment of Hong Kong, China, and the world.

The University is now inviting applications or nominations for the following post:

Dean of Faculty of Humanities (Ref. 14022105)

The successful candidate should be qualified to be appointed as Chair Professor in one of the three constituent departments, and will hold a concurrent deanship appointment. The deanship appointment is normally for an aggregate period of six years in two three-year terms of office. Post specification of the above position can be obtained from the application website below. Other suitable candidate(s), if deemed appropriate by the University, may be appointed as Chair Professor.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
Terms of appointment and remuneration package are negotiable and highly competitive.

Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees and direct any enquiries to the Chairman of the Search Committee for the recruitment of Dean of Faculty of Humanities at the application address below, quoting the position being applied for and the reference number. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence in early May 2014. Candidature may be obtained by nomination. The University reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation or not to fill the position. General information about the University and the Faculty of Humanities is available on the University's Homepage and respectively, or from the Human Resources Office [contact phone number below]. The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Address: , Chairman of the Search Committee
Human Resources Office 13/F
Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom   US  Kowloon
Hong Kong 
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL:
Contact Information:  Human Resources Office
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Phone: (852) 2766 5313 Fax: (852) 2764 3374