HUMAN RESOURCES OF HKU
Posting Title : Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in China Studies Department : Faculty of Social Sciences Closing Date : February 29, 2016
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in China Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
The University offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in China Studies and seeks to hire an Assistant Professor to support this area. This is a joint appointment between the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, with a tenure home in the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in any of the existing disciplines of the Faculty of Social Sciences, especially in anthropology, sociology, human geography and politics. The appointee should be an excellent researcher and be able to deliver high quality teaching at the undergraduate level in the domain of China Studies, from an interdisciplinary (humanities and social sciences) perspective. He/She will also be expected to share teaching duties with the Faculty of Arts ; coordinate and teach courses in the China Studies programme ; contribute to curriculum development of China Studies ; and foster academic collaboration locally, regionally and internationally. Information about the programme can be obtained at http://www.socsc.hku.hk/faculty-china/.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to fosshr hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes February 29, 2016.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.