Assistant Professor in Marketing

The Marketing Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is looking to expand its group. We invite highly qualified applicants for a position at Assistant Professor level in the areas of quantitative marketing or consumer behavior.

The Department welcomes applicants with PhDs in Marketing and other related fields. Candidates are expected to demonstrate ability or potential for high quality research and teaching.


Starting salaries will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical/dental package and annual leave will be provided. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable, based on university policies.

Application procedure and deadline:

We prefer electronic submissions of application materials (Cover letter, CV, recommendation letters, and publications/manuscripts) to [email protected] with the subject line “Faculty Recruitment.” We will be receiving applications until August 31, 2020.

About HKUST and the Department of Marketing

Founded in 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world renowned English-language international research university in Asia’s most vibrant city. The University comprises more than 500 faculty members whose research ranges from science to engineering, business, humanities and social sciences. In more than two decades, HKUST has rapidly risen in the global academic arena. It has been ranked No. 1 in the world in the 2018 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings. It has been ranked No. 16 in the Global Employability University Survey in 2018, and No.1 in Greater China. The University provides a supportive research and teaching environment, attractive research funding, strong teaching support staff and leading-edge facilities.

The HKUST Business School has risen to international prominence in a relatively short period of time, achieving widespread global recognition and a variety of prestigious academic rankings. Our strength lies in our full range of program offerings, our high quality research, conducted by world class faculty, and diverse, high-caliber students. Our research has been ranked No. 1 in Asia and No. 25 in the world by the University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Ranking published in 2018. Our Executive MBA Program, offered jointly with the Kellogg School of Management, has been ranked No.1 by the Financial Times Global EMBA Ranking for nine times. Our MBA program has also been ranked top 20 by the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking for 13 consecutive years.

The Department of Marketing at HKUST aims to continue as a leading intellectual center for all major fields of marketing research including consumer behavior, behavioral decision theory, modeling, and strategy. The department has a group of productive research faculty, who regularly

published in the field’s premier academic journals. It offers high quality programs at undergraduate, master and PhD levels.

For more information about the HKUST, visit the websites below:
HKUST Business School:
HKUST – Department of Marketing: