JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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The School of Accounting and Finance
Teaching Fellow / Instructor in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455613
Date Posted: 06/09/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Teaching Fellow / Instructor in Economics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Kowloon, HONG KONG
JEL Classifications:
A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
F -- International Economics
A -- General Economics and Teaching
K0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$6.6 billion (US$845 million) per year.

The School of Accounting and Finance is the longest established accounting school in Hong Kong with over 90 full-time academic staff in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and law. The School has adequate resources to support a variety of research interests and activities, and has comparative advantage in promoting cross-disciplinary research that is needed in the modern business world. The School has maintained an excellent network with overseas and Chinese mainland institutions for collaborative work.

The HKSAR is an international city located strategically at the heart of Asia and is the gateway to China, with excellent transport links to major international cities. The University’s campus is located near the harbour connecting Kowloon and the Hong Kong Island, and in the vicinity of Tsim Sha Tsui, which is the most popular area for visitors.

Please visit the website at for more information about the School. The School is now inviting applications for the following position:

Teaching Fellow / Instructor in Economics (tenable from August 2016) [2 posts]
[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further appointment]

The appointees will be required to (a) engage in teaching and learning activities; and (b) contribute to programme/course planning, administration and development and/or engage actively in scholarly activities.

Applicants should have (a) a relevant higher degree plus not less than three years of post-qualification tertiary teaching experience; (b) good subject knowledge, skills and competence in the appropriate academic or professional discipline; and (c) an excellent command of English and good communication skills.

Preference will be given to those who have relevant teaching experience in tertiary institutions. Applicants with less teaching experience may be considered for the post of Instructor.

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/29/2016
Application Instructions:
Please submit application form via email to; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from The closing date for application is Thursday, 30 June 2016. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at