THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Technology Law

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
22 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2020
Ref
502133
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Law (18100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for an appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law at the Law and Technology Centre at the Faculty of Law (Ref.: 502133), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to one additional year subject to satisfactory performance.

The fellow is expected to work on the research projects dealing with legal issues concerning regulation of data by technology companies and governments. The research projects will be conducted in collaboration between the Law and Technology Centre and the Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown University. Thus, the fellow will have ample opportunities to work closely with leading technology law scholars at the two research centres.

The fellow should possess a J.D. degree or Ph.D. in law; knowledge and ideally experience of issues relating to technology law; strong communication and organizational skills; and exceptional potential to develop a body of high-quality publications in scholarly journals.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter and an up-to-date CV, and the names of two referees who have had recent experience of the applicant’s work. For enquiries, please contact Ms. Grace Chan at +852 39174727 or mcgrace@hku.hk.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until November 30, 2020.

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