Position Announcement

(commence in August 2020)

Positions and Areas

The Department of Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. We welcome applications from both fresh Ph.D. graduates and experienced assistant professors who are engaged in high-quality scholarship in different management areas such as corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, human resources, innovation management, international management, organizational behavior, and strategic management.


Applicants should possess an earned doctorate in management or a related discipline. Candidates should be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service. Applicants for the experienced Assistant Professor level should possess a publication record commensurate with the years of experience. Responsibilities include publishing high-quality scholarly research, teaching management courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and participation in academic and professional activities. The appointee is also encouraged to apply for external funding to support research endeavors.

Remuneration and Support

Successful candidates will be offered a competitive salary commensurate with their qualifications and experience. In addition, the University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including housing allowance and medical insurance, and a 15% contract-end gratuity for an appointment of three years or longer. Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing August 2020, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Besides, 3 course load per year, startup research fund, teaching and administrative assistance, academic leaves, and mentorship will be provided.

About the Chinese University of Hong Kong

CUHK Business School is a world-leading business school and a pioneer in business education in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 1963, the CUHK Business School has gained world recognition of nurturing business leaders with immense contributions in Asia Pacific.


The Business School has been offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (MBA, MSc, EMBA, MPhil, PhD) with over 4,600 students, as well as executive education. It has one of the most extensive alumni networks in the region, with over 34,000 alumni around the world. It comprises two Schools and four Departments.

About the Department

The Department of Management advances the vision of the CUHK Business School, “To develop global business leaders for the Asian Century”, through transformative educational programs, impactful research and knowledge, and our presence and touch with the community and society. The Department’s major research strengths center on the areas of international and organizational management with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, in particular China and Hong Kong. It comprises a team of academics with diverse ethnicity and extensive international experience who engage in a wide range of management research in entrepreneurship, human resources management, international management, organizational behavior, and strategic management. The Department is ranked the 2nd worldwide in international business research (in terms of publication count in the Journal of International Business Studies) for the period of 1970-2016. According to the latest UTD Ranking (2019), based on publication counts in the four top-tier management journals (Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, and Strategic Management Journal), 1995-2019, CUHK is ranked the 42nd  worldwide.

Department members actively play a leading role in the academic field. Professor Daphne Yiu will serve as Associate Editor of Academy of Management Journal, Professor William Wan as Associate Editor of Journal of Management, and Professor Kenneth Law as Consulting Editor of Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Members also serve on the Editorial Review Boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, etc.  Our faculty members have served in leading academic associations such as Academy of International Business, Asia Academy of Management, and Strategic Management Society as well.


Besides, the Department founded the Asia Academy of Management, an academic organization that fosters management education and research in the region. The Department currently hosts four research centers, including Center for Business Sustainability, Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Family Business, and Center for International Business Studies.


Details of the department faculty, programs, and research can be found at our department website (

Application Procedures

Please submit application package (letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, sample of publications) online:


For applicants interested in the positions, we will conduct short interviews at the 2019 AOM annual meeting in Boston. Please submit your application package by July 15, 2019 for arranging interview at AOM. For enquiries and reference letters, please write to Mr. Ivan Chui ([log in to unmask]).  Applications are now open till positions are filled.



Kind regards,


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Daphne Yiu, Ph.D.

Professor and Chairperson

Department of Management

CUHK Business School | The Chinese University of Hong Kong





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