Career opportunities available in PolyU


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong with a total student headcount of about 26,000, including full-time and part-time students. The University offers a wide range of taught and research programmes up to doctoral level and is fully committed to academic excellence in a professional context with a view to designing, developing and delivering application-oriented education and training programmes. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master's and Bachelor's degrees. The University has 29 academic departments and units grouped under 6 faculties and 2 schools. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

The University has put in place its fifth Strategic Plan under the theme of "Shaping the Future" (2019/20 to 2024/25) with the vision to be a leading university that advances and transfers knowledge, and provides the best holistic education for the benefit of Hong Kong, the nation and the world. It engages in a broad portfolio of research and scholarly activities in a focused manner. In addition to research funding obtained from external sources, the University provides internal funding for research. In 2019/2020, the internal funding allocated for research activities amounts to about HK$180.3 million. Over the years, the University has developed a close and productive partnership with industries and commerce in Hong Kong and collaboration with numerous universities internationally. The University has established the Institute for Entrepreneurship to support industrial and commercial development in Hong Kong and the Region through knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship activities.


The job openings now available are as detailed under External Advertisements. For non-academic posts, candidates may be invited to sit for the Language Proficiency Test (LPT) organized by the University. The LPT will comprise an English test paper and a Chinese test paper. Please refer to the sample test papers for familiarization of the LPT. Candidates can be exempted from LPT if they have attained any of the following:

To be exempted from the English test:
- HKDSEE Level 5 or above in English Language
- HKALE Grade C or above in Use of English
- HKCEE Grade A or above in English Language (Syllabus B)
  [or Level 5 or above in English Language, as applicable to HKCEE in 2007-2011]
- GCE A Level Grade C or above in English Language
- IELTS Overall Band 6.5 or above, and 6.5 or above in Writing

To be exempted from the Chinese test:
- HKDSEE Level 4 or above in Chinese Language
- HKALE Grade D or above in Chinese Language and Culture / Chinese Language and Literature
- HKCEE Grade B or above in Chinese Language
  [or Level 4 or above in Chinese Language, as applicable to HKCEE in 2007-2011]

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.