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Dean of School of Energy and Environment

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Environmental Science
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic university located in the heart of Hong Kong.  As a publicly funded institution, our goals are to pursue high levels of excellence, promote innovation and nurture creativity with the aim to improve people’s lives.  In a city where East meets West, our vision is to become globally recognised for professional education, one that emphasises the mutual enrichment of different cultures and intellectual traditions, and for research that makes a real difference.

The University comprises nine Colleges/Schools, including Business, Creative Media, Data Science, Energy and Environment, Engineering, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science, and Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences.  Our curricula are designed to promote knowledge creation, original discoveries and innovative thinking by integrating teaching and research at all levels.

Applications and nominations are invited for :

Dean of School of Energy and Environment [Ref. D/433/03]

The Position

Reporting to the Provost and Deputy President, the Dean will provide visionary leadership for the School, in alignment with the mission and Strategic Plan of the University.  In collaboration with the School’s faculty and other academic units, the Dean will advance the School’s academic excellence in research and professional education, and further its international standing. 

The Person

The appointee should have a distinguished record of research, teaching and scholarship, and substantial relevant experience in academic leadership; the vision and capability to build on and expand the School’s strengths; outstanding management effectiveness; commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and teamwork; strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of the School.  A doctoral degree with strong academic and professional qualifications is required.

Salary and Conditions of Service

The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The deanship appointment will be on a concurrent basis for an initial period of about three years. An attractive remuneration package, driven by market competitiveness and individual performance, will be offered.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email: : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae, a statement of qualifications, and vision statement for the Dean’s role.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office, or by email to “”.  Applications and nominations will be considered until the position is filled.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking #70 (QS 2024), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE 2024); #1 in Automation & Control/Electrical & Electronic Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering/Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and #2 in Telecommunication Engineering in Hong Kong (GRAS 2023); and #39 Business School in the World and #5 in Asia (UT Dallas 2019 to 2023)

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