Career opportunities available in PolyU
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong with a total student headcount of about 30,000, including full-time and part-time students. The University offers a wide range of taught and research programmes up to doctoral level and is fully committed to academic excellence in a professional context with a view to designing, developing and delivering application-oriented education and training programmes. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master's and Bachelor's degrees. The University has 28 academic departments and units grouped under 6 faculties and 2 schools. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year.
The University is implementing its fourth Strategic Plan under the theme of "Soaring with a Vision" (2012/13 to 2017/18) with the vision to be a leading university that excels in professional education, applied research and partnership for the betterment of Hong Kong, the nation and the world. It engages in a broad portfolio of research and scholarly activities in a focused manner, with special emphasis on applied research. In addition to research funding obtained from external sources, the University provides internal funding for research. In 2016/2017, the internal funding allocated for research activities amounts to about HK$155.75 million. Over the years, the University has developed a close and productive partnership with industries and commerce in Hong Kong and collaboration with numerous universities internationally. It is the only University with an Institute for Entrepreneurship established for the purpose of supporting industrial and commercial development in Hong Kong.
The job openings now available are as detailed under External Advertisements. For non-academic posts, candidates may be invited to sit for the Language Proficiency Test (LPT) organized by the University. The LPT will comprise an English test paper and a Chinese test paper. Please refer to the sample test papers for familiarization of the LPT. Candidates can be exempted from LPT if they have attained any of the following:
To be exempted from the English test:
- HKDSEE Level 5 or above in English Language
- HKALE Grade C or above in Use in English
- GCE A Level Grade C or above in English Language
- IELTS Overall Band 6.5 or above, and 6.5 or above in Writing
To be exempted from the Chinese test:
- HKDSEE Level 4 or above in Chinese Language
- HKALE Grade D or above in Chinese Language and Culture / Chinese Language and Literature
PolyU is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in any of the openings, you are most welcome to apply.