Tenure-Track Professor / Associate Professor in Public Administration in the Department of Politics and Public Administration

Hong Kong University
August 31, 2025
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Tenure-Track Professor / Associate Professor in Public Administration in

the Department of Politics and Public Administration

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 527158 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Politics and Public Administration (30100) Categories: Professoriate Staff Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor / Associate Professor in Public Administration in the Department of Politics and Public Administration (Ref.: 527158), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates may be considered for appointment on direct tenure terms subject to University's approval.

About the Department: The Department of Politics and Public Administration has played a leading role in Politics and Public Administration research and education since its establishment in 1970. Alongside a competitive PhD research degree programme, the Department offers three highly successful taught postgraduate programmes – Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master in International and Public Affairs (MIPA), and Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) – as well as a thriving undergraduate programme. Our faculty members come from a wide range of disciplines and can be grouped into four clusters: Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, and Public Administration (including public policy, public management, and non-profit studies). New faculty members are entitled to generous research support to continue their scholarly work in a new environment and develop grant proposals for local and international sources of funding, and, in the case of pre-tenure colleagues, mentorship from senior members at the Department. For more information about the Department, please visit https: // ppa.hku.hk/.

The Position: Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in related fields and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. We welcome applications from individuals whose research can either reinforce or complement our research focus on digital and technology governance, environmental sustainability, public management, non-profit management, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Those who can integrate theoretical perspectives from different subfields in public administration, comparative politics, and international relations to provide compelling insights into these or other related topics through comparative work across regional and national boundaries are especially encouraged to apply. The Department values both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.

What We Offer: A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At the current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of the gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of the basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

How to Apply: The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload (1) an up-to-date CV, (2) a letter of interest, (3) graduate transcripts and certificates, (4) writing samples, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, (7) teaching evaluations, and (8) three reference letters. Review of applications will start on September 1, 2024 and continue until August 31, 2025 , or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Advertised: Jun 27, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Aug 31, 2025 (HK Time)

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