Lecturer in Political Theory

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
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.

Department : Department of Politics and Public Administration

Closing Date :

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, to commence on August 15, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in relevant disciplines, preferably with a Ph.D. degree. They should have at least 3 years’ teaching experience at tertiary level, particularly in contemporary political theory such as democratic theory and practice, theories of justice, and global political theory.  Experience in teaching applied ethics, the history of Western political thought or comparative political thought would be an advantage. The appointee is also expected to take up administrative duties.  Information about the Department 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 on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Please note that the University will not offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a letter of interest, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations to the Department at  They should also arrange for three confidential references (quoting the job reference number) to be sent directly by the referees to  Please quote the job reference no. and post title in the e-mail subject.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Review of applications will start from November 15, 2018 and continue until November 30, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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

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