Assistant Professor - Sociology

Hong Kong (HK)
18 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Sociology
Assistant Professor(s) 

(Ref. 200001TV) (Closing date: December 21, 2020)

The Department of Sociology has long been one of the strongest sociology departments in Asia.  It offers PhD, MPhil, MA and BSSc programmes. The Department invites applications for a tenure track post at the rank of Assistant Professor in any area of specialization. 

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in sociology; (ii) strong evidence of high-quality research and publications in sociology; and (iii) proven ability of effective teaching.
Appointment(s) will normally be made on a contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. The preferred commencement for the appointment is in early August 2021 but may be negotiated.

Information about the Department is available at  For further questions, please email to

Application Procedure
The application package shall be submitted online at The package should include a letter of interest, CV, copies of academic credentials, a teaching statement, a research statement, details of courses taught and evaluation results (if available), and a graduate school transcript (for applicants who have obtained their doctorates for less than three years). Three reference letters will be requested later.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post(s) above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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