THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2018
Ref
201801399
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in History, Anthropology, Science, Technology and Society (STS), or a related discipline, specialized in technology and culture in Asia. They should be fluent in English and at least one East Asian language. The appointee will work under Professor Angela Leung for her Collaborative Research Grant Project “Making Modernity in East Asia: Technologies of Everyday Life, 19th – 21st Centuries” (C7011-16G) (https://mmea.hku.hk), assisting the project team in research-related liaison, coordination and administrative work. He/She will also be engaged in the construction and maintenance of the project website-cum-virtual museum.

The Institute was established in 2001 with a mission to promote innovative, cross disciplinary scholarship with a focus on China and Asia. More information about the Institute can be viewed at https://www.hkihss.hku.hk.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. and personal statement of research to the Institute at ihsshrfi@hku.hk. Applicants should also invite three referees to send confidential reference letters to ihsshrfi@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.

Closes October 5, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.