Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (several posts) in Marketing

Ref.: 526682
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Business and Economics (07030)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (several posts) in Marketing in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref.: 526682), to commence on July 1, 2025 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be made 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 at Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms.

The Faculty continues to progress as a leading business school. A full range of Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral, MBA, MBA (International), EMBA, and DBA degree programmes are offered.  The research environment is amply supportive, active and highly productive with outputs published in top journals in marketing and management, including Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Management Science, and Information Systems Research, and other high visibility journals, including Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), and Psychological Science.  The marketing team is a young and highly prolific group.  Information about the Faculty can be obtained from https://www.hkubs.hku.hk/people/faculty?pg=1&staff_type=faculty&subject_area=marketing&track=professoriate&region=hku.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in marketing or related areas, with preference given to those with a research focus on consumer behavior, quantitative marketing or strategy.  Research excellence (i.e., published papers or papers in advanced stages in top-tier marketing or related journals) and strong teaching performance are expected.

The appointees are expected to be committed to high-quality scholarly research and teaching undergraduate and/or graduate marketing courses. Enquiries about the position (not application materials) should be directed to Professor Michael He Jia ([email protected]) or Professor Sara Kim ([email protected]).

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

The University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., recent research papers and relevant teaching evaluations.  At least three referees will be invited to send their confidential reference letters to the Faculty directly.

The first round of online interviews will be conducted in around early August, which are primarily for entry-level positions (but also open to the other ranks).  To be considered for the first round of interviews, interested applicants are recommended to submit an online application by June 20, 2024.  Review of applications at all ranks will continue on a rolling basis until the posts are filled.

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