Senior Lecturer, Department of Professional Legal Education

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Saturday, 24 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 20 November 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Professional Legal Education (18200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Professional Legal Education (Ref.: 502367), to commence on January 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

The Faculty of Law plays a leading role in legal education in Hong Kong and Asia, through its various undergraduate, research postgraduate, and taught postgraduate programmes including the PCLL covering a wide range of legal subject areas. It is the largest and oldest law teaching institution in Hong Kong, currently consisting of over 80 teaching members drawn from more than 17 jurisdictions worldwide.

Applicants should possess a degree in Law or equivalent professional qualification, experience in legal practice (preferably in Hong Kong) and teaching (preferably full-time). They are expected to be capable of teaching at least one core and one elective subjects of the PCLL and such course(s) as required with reference to the needs of the Faculty.  Further information about the Faculty, the Department and the PCLL can be obtained at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual 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.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until November 20, 2020.