Department of Economics

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (PR0260/20-21)

Applicants should have a relevant PhD degree. The successful appointee should demonstrate the ability to teach economics courses with ample business and policy applications. Priority will be given to those who can teach courses related to big data analytics, economics of digital markets, economics of smart cities, statistical methods for data science and environmental economics. Industry experience in data analytics will be highly valued. Candidates demonstrating the ability to teach interdisciplinary courses will also be considered favaourably.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years commencing September 2021. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: direct. Those not invited for interview four months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 6 April 2021 (or until the position is filled)

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