We have been engaged by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) to assist in the appointment of the new Dean of Health & Social Sciences.
PolyU is the largest University in the HKSAR by student headcount and is committed to excel in professional education, applied research and partnership for the betterment of Hong Kong, the nation and the world. PolyU aspires to become a world-class university with an emphasis on the application value of its programmes and research.
With just over 6,000 students, the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is one of the largest faculties in the University and comprises five academic departments. (Applied Social Sciences, Health Technology and Informatics, Rehabilitation Sciences, Nursing and Optometry.)
PolyU is looking for an effective leader that promotes a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Someone who can develop local and international networks of partnerships and other linkages as to gain their support for the major strategic initiatives of the University
The successful candidate should be qualified to be appointed as Chair Professor in one of the five constituent departments and will hold a concurrent deanship appointment.
The deanship appointment is normally for an aggregate period of six years in two three-year terms of office.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a top university in a senior leadership role. It provides the chance to experience living in vibrant Hong Kong and further your career in what is being characterised as the ‘Asian Century’.