The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Assistant Professor (BB-B5FFE)

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Department/ Unit: Department of ManagementClosing Date: Until the positions are filled About the CUHK Business School

CUHK Business School is a world-leadingbusiness school and a pioneer in business education in Hong Kong. Since itsestablishment in Hong Kong in 1963, the CUHK Business School has gained worldrecognition of nurturing business leaders with immense contributions in AsiaPacific.

The Business School has been offering acomprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (MBA, MSc,EMBA, MPhil, PhD) with over 4,600 students, as well as executive education. Ithas one of the most extensive alumni networks in the region, with over 34,000alumni around the world. It comprises two Schools (Accountancy and Hotel &Tourism Management) and four Departments (Finance, Decision Sciences &Managerial Economics, Management and Marketing).

About the Department

The Departmentof Management advances the vision of the CUHK Business School, “To developglobal business leaders for the Asian Century”, through transformativeeducational programmes, impactful research and knowledge, and our presence andtouch with the community and society. The Department’s major research strengthscenter on the areas of international and organizational management with aspecial focus on the Asia-Pacific region, in particular China and Hong Kong. Itcomprises a team of academics with diverse ethnicity and extensiveinternational experience who engage in a wide range of management research inentrepreneurship, human resources management, international management,organizational behavior and strategic management. The Department is rankedthe 2nd worldwide in international business research (in termsof publication counts in the Journal of International Business Studies)for the period of 1970-2016. According tothe latest UTD Ranking (2019), based on publication counts in the four top-tiermanagement journals (Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science,Journal of International Business Studies and Strategic Management Journal)for the period of 1995-2019, CUHK is ranked the 42nd  worldwide.

Department members actively play aleading role in the academic field. Professor Daphne Yiu is serving as anAssociate Editor of Academy of ManagementJournal, Professor William Wan as an Associate Editor of Journal of Management, and ProfessorKenneth Law as a Consulting Editor of Journalof Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Members also serve on theEditorial Review Boards of Academy ofManagement Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of InternationalBusiness Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science,Strategic Management Journal, etc. Our faculty members have served in leading academic associations such asAcademy of International Business, Asia Academy of Management and StrategicManagement Society as well.

Besides, theDepartment has founded the Asia Academy of Management, an academicorganization that fosters management education and research in the region. TheDepartment currently hosts four research centers, including Center for Business Sustainability, Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Family Business and Center for International Business Studies.

Details of thedepartment faculty, programmes, and research can be found at ourdepartment website (

Positions and Areas

The Departmentof Management now invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions.We welcome applications from both fresh Ph.D. graduates and experiencedassistant professors who are engaged in high-quality scholarship indifferent management areas such as corporate social responsibility,entrepreneurship, human resources, innovation management, internationalmanagement, organizational behavior and strategic management .

Qualifications and Duties

Applicants should possess an earneddoctorate in management or a related discipline. Candidatesshould be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research, teaching andservice. Applicantsat the experienced Assistant Professor level should possess a publicationrecord commensurate with the years of experience. Responsibilitiesinclude publishing high-quality scholarly research, teaching management coursesat undergraduate and/or graduate levels (3 course load per year),and participation in academic and professional activities. The appointee isalso encouraged to apply for external funding to support research endeavors.

Remuneration and Support

Appointment will initially be made oncontract basis for up to three years commencing August 2020, which, subject tomutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.Successful candidates will be offered a competitive salary commensurate withtheir qualifications and experience. In addition, theUniversity offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including housingallowance and medical insurance, and a 15% contract-end gratuity for an appointment of twoyears or longer. Besides, startup research fund, teaching and administrativeassistance, academic leave, and mentorship will be provided.


Please submityour application package (letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence ofteaching ability and sample of publications) online. For applicants interested in the positions, we will conductshort interviews at the 2019 AOM annual meeting in Boston. Please submit yourapplication package by July 15, 2019 . For enquiriesand details on provision of reference letters, please write to Mr. IvanChui ( Applicationsare now open till positions are filled.

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