With 85 years of rich heritage, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has evolved alongside our society and made pivotal contributions to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world. The University pursues world-class excellence in education and research to nurture professional talents, leaders and entrepreneurs, and impactful scholars and innovators. PolyU strives to advance knowledge and address societal challenges, living up to the University’s motto of “To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind”.
Ranking among the top 100 universities globally by both the Times Higher Education (THE) and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, PolyU offers a wide range of world-class educational and research programmes in six faculties and three independent schools. PolyU has furthermore achieved remarkable results in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 – it was placed among the top 20 universities in four disciplines, with three of them ranking 1st in Hong Kong. In the newly released metrics compiled by Stanford University, more than 200 PolyU scholars ranked among the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists, the 2nd highest number in Hong Kong.
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To steer its education and research in a wide spectrum of disciplines towards the highest levels of international excellence, PolyU has launched a global search for outstanding scholars to join the University to boost the leadership and impact of its educational and research activities. In the 2023/24 academic year, PolyU will be recruiting positions at various levels in all academic units.
Outstanding scholars in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines joining PolyU will have the chance to be nominated for substantial funding support through the Global STEM Professorship Scheme sponsored by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
PRESIDENTIAL YOUNG SCHOLARS SCHEME
In addition, we are inviting outstanding young scholars to join us as Assistant Professors or Associate Professors. Appointees will be conferred the title of “Presidential Young Scholar” and be offered an attractive remuneration package of not less than HK$1 million as well as a start-up grant of not less than HK$3 million to support research activities (including the admission of PhD students, purchasing of equipment, and hiring of research staff) in the initial three years. Please click HERE for more details.