Research Assistant Professor in Cross-Cultural Health Humanities
FACULTY OF ARTS
Department of Religion and Philosophy
The appointee is expected to conduct independent research in the field of Cross-Cultural Health Humanities that includes but is not limited to bioethics, spirituality and religion in healthcare, as well as to assist senior academic staff to supervise postgraduate students and research assistants. He/She will take a primary responsibility for leading a research project and managing a collaborative research team related to the new niche research area (Well-being, Value, and Public Good) in the Department and the Faculty of Arts. There is an expectation that the appointee will apply for a General Research Fund (GRF) of the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong. He/She is also expected to teach General Education courses for the Department of, not more than one course per semester.
Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree with an excellent track record of relevant postdoctoral research experience. Priority will be given to applicants with successful experience in research project application and competence in interdisciplinary approaches in teaching.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably the three best ones out of their most recent publications, and latest 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: firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
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 applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 31 December 2018
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