Associate Professor / Assistant Professor - Philosophy

Hong Kong (HK)
27 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Philosophy
Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
(Ref. 190001XU) (Closing date: November 8, 2019)

The Department of Philosophy at CUHK has been consistently ranked as one of the top Philosophy Departments in Asia and as one of the Top 50 Departments of Philosophy worldwide. It is a pluralistic Department with strengths in analytic, Asian and Continental philosophy. 

Applicants should have a PhD degree in philosophy with specialization in continental European philosophy (preferably phenomenology). The appointee will have to (a) conduct research; (b) teach undergraduate and postgraduate philosophy courses; (c) teach philosophy-related general education courses; (d) provide thesis supervision; and (e) undertake administrative duties. 

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2020, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applicants should send complete dossier with representative publications online at the website of Human Resources Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (, or by mail to Chairman, Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, and 3 confidential reference letters to be sent directly by the referees by mail or by email to Initial interviews with selected candidates over Skype will be arranged at the end of November 2019, campus visits will follow in 2020. 

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