CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Chair/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Asian and International Studies

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
15 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

  

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has nine Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.   

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Contemporary Korean Society) in the Department of Asian and International Studies [Ref. C/553/09] 

Duties : Be an active researcher, dedicated to university teaching and supervision of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees; and undertake administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements : A PhD in any social sciences or cultural disciplines (including political science, international relations, sociology, and others) with specialized expertise in contemporary Korean society.  Korean language proficiency is a requirement, as is strong evidence of teaching excellence and research accomplishments and/or potential.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach broad-based courses on Korean society as well as concept-oriented courses drawing on his/her academic disciplines.

(For enquiries, please contact Professor Mark R Thompson, Head of Department via email at mark.thompson@cityu.edu.hk.) 

Salary and Conditions of Service  
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application 
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : mark.thompson@cityu.edu.hk).  

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department.  Applications and nominations received by 30 September 2019 will receive full consideration.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.  

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. 

Worldwide recognition ranking 52th (QS survey 2020), and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).  

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