Research Assistant Professor, Department of History

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Sunday, 22 September 2019
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of History

The appointee is expected to conduct research and contribute to teaching in the history of South Asia, Central and South America, or the Middle East, ideally focusing on but not restricted to the following areas: (a) economic development; (b) intellectual trends; (c) historical representations of childhood in different cultures; (d) history of aging and the well-being of seniors; (e) environmental history; and (f) digital scholarship.

Applicants should possess a relevant doctoral degree or equivalent qualifications with strong potential in research.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years, commencing September 2019 or earlier. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University‚Äôs Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications will begin on 1 July 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.