Job: University of Hong Kong


Tenure-track positions as Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Marketing
The University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for tenure-track positions (with an initial contract of three years) as Assistant Professor in marketing at the School of Business, tenable from August 1, 2008 or soon after.

Applicants should have a PhD training in Marketing, Psychology or Strategy, demonstrate strong research method training and evidence for research excellence (i.e., publishing in top-tier marketing and management journals), plus good teaching skills.  Preferences will be given to candidates who work in the research areas of firm/product innovation, services marketing, and marketing strategy.  The appointee is expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research (in innovation and services) and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Services Marketing and Strategic Marketing Management.  The typical teaching load is 3 courses per year.

A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  The appointment will include a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totally up to 15% of basic salary.  The appointment carries leave and medical benefits, as well as housing benefits.

The marketing team currently consists of 8 established positions.  In 2010, we shall recruit one to two more assistant professors, making a team of 10 in total.  Our marketing team is a young, highly supportive and prolific group. The HKSAR government, the University, and the School provide ample research grants to support vibrant research targeting publication in premier journals.  With good research grant support, our current research environment is comparable to a good research university in the USA.  The teaching environment is challenging.  Our BBA, MBA and IMBA programs attract the best students from Hong Kong, and beyond.  In addition, our team has a PhD program that produces highly promising marketing faculty members.

The School of Business at the University of Hong Kong has continued its progress towards a leading business school in China and Asia. As an important component of a prestigious, research university in Hong Kong, the School receives strong supports from Hong Kong’s vibrant business community.  The School provides good research and teaching environments to those who would like to join a business team that is establishing its regional and world recognition.  Our business school has established teaching and research links with many top US (Columbia), European (LBS), and Chinese (Peking University, Fudan University) universities.

For those interested please mail your full c.v., two reference letters, recent research papers AND relevant teaching evaluation to: David Tse ( or Bennett Yim ( at School of Business, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.  Please also visit our web site at: Application is continuous and preferably received by July 10, 2007.  We shall conduct interviews at the summer AMA Conference in Washington DC.