HKBU is now embarking on a new stage of its development with a refreshed vision: to be a leading liberal arts university in Asia for the world delivering academic excellence in a caring, creative and global culture.


At the heart of its strategic plan lies a commitment to enhancing world class interdisciplinary research that would influence public thinking and policy making. To maintain its relevance to society and ensure continuance of its contributions to the creation and transfer of knowledge for the benefit of all, HKBU is purposefully investing resources to implement a comprehensive plan of action, including the Talent100 initiative.


Professor Roland Chin, President of HKBU, says, “We are seeking faculty and research talents from around the world regardless of race, nationality, creed, and religion to teach, conduct research, and advance humanity at our caring university in Hong Kong—Asia’s World City."

Cluster Hiring

Who We Look For


We are recruiting faculty members for positions from the level of Assistant Professor to Professor focusing on our strategic areas listed below. Suitable talents in other areas of HKBU's research endeavor are also encouraged to contact us.

Strategic areas:
Creative Media/Practice
Film, Literary arts, Music, Visual and Media Arts
Health and Drug Discovery
Chinese Medicine, Chemistry, Microbiology, Ageing, and Physical Education
Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Fintech, data-journalism and digital humanities
Employment opportunities
What We Offer
Attend to your well-being

Attractive remuneration package

  • Salary
  • Contract-end gratuity
  • Cash allowance (discretionary)


Leave benefits

  • Annual leave
  • University holidays
  • Casual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Absence on duty
  • Sabbatical leave


Mandatory Provident Fund

Sustainable and Green Campus Environment

Collegial working environment

About HKBU
Founded in 1956 as Hong Kong Baptist College and renamed Hong Kong Baptist University in 1994.
One of the only eight government-funded universities in Hong Kong
Offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes leading up to the award of master and doctoral degrees
Our Campuses
  • Kowloon TongMain campus

    Urban university environment to nurture civically responsible leaders with a global outlook

  • Zhuhai CampusMainland China

    Extra-territorial campus in Guangdong Province

    Beijing Normal University-HKBU United International College

    “Pride for education in the whole nation”

    Note: This is a real photo of the Zhuhai Campus, not an artist’s impression

  • Kai TakCampus

    A treasure trove of visual arts

  • Shek Mun CampusCollege of International Education

    Full university facilities for sub-degree and self-funded undergraduate students

University Partners
International Students
Per Year
In Asia
(QS Asia University Rankings 2020)
In the world
(QS World University Rankings
2019 in Communication
& Media Studies)
(QS Top 50 under
50 Ranking 2020)
In Asia Pacific
(Times Higher Education Best
University in Asia 2019)
Higher Education in Hong Kong
Higher education landscape
  • 18% high school graduate enter public universities
  • 84,000 undergraduates and 5,200 faculty members
  • 7,500 research postgraduates and 3,200 taught postgraduates
  • 60% students from first generation families
Research landscape
  • All public universities are research-intensive
  • High standing internationally (rankings)
  • Excellent research funding for all disciplines
  • Excellent research facilities
  • A track record of research breakthrough
  • International research environment
  • Unfettered institutional autonomy and academic freedom
  • 20% non-local degree undergraduates
  • 10% of international exchange
  • High % with overseas learning experience
  • High % of international faculty
Life in Hong Kong

Located on the coast of Mainland China facing the South China Sea, Hong Kong is a vibrant and dynamic city with a colourful history, diverse culture and East-meets-West character, and home to seven million people of different nationalities.

A Metropolis


  • A Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
  • Total area: 1,106.34 square kilometres
  • Rule of law, freedom of expression and information flow
  • Centre of the world’s one of strongest and fastest growing economy
  • World’s freest economy and international financial hub
  • GDP per capita: US$43,205
  • World class medical care and low tax
  • More information on living and attractions in Hong Kong

Working in Hong Kong


Employment visa

Any foreign national intending to move to Hong Kong with the purpose of employment must obtain an employment visa issued by the Hong Kong Immigration Department. In addition, the accompanying family members, defined as spouse and children, must obtain dependant visas. Since 2006, dependant visa holders have been freed to take up employment or study in Hong Kong.



Chargeable to Salaries Tax on any income arising in or derived from Hong Kong from an office or employment.Salaries Tax is chargeable on the smaller of net chargeable income at progressive rates and net income at standard rate for each year of assessment.

Education for children



Provide pre-primary education for children of age 3 to 6. Privately run.


Primary to secondary levels

More than 50 international schools operating curricula of the UK, US, Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Germany, France, Singapore and the International Baccalaureate Organisation.More information can be found at: https://internationalschools.edb.hkedcity.net/?lang=en

Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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