HKU Professoriate Scholar (Social Sciences)

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
04 May 2021
End of advertisement period
04 Jul 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
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.

HKU Professoriate Recruitment (Social Sciences)
Ref.: 502541
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff 

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is pleased to invite outstanding scholars to contribute to our thriving research agenda as well as to Hong Kong’s leading position in the region and beyond.

We will recruit 100 outstanding academics in emerging fields with potential for scientific and scholarly breakthroughs—above and beyond our existing recruitment programme—to join HKU as assistant, associate, or full professors, on tenure-track or with direct tenure.

This is an open-discipline call.  In the Faculty of Social Sciences, we welcome interest from across all our disciplines, but we particularly invite applicants with a focus in one of our three research clusters: Cities 2050, Contemporary China, and Mental Wellness.  In addition, we are particularly interested in building our expertise in Data Science and/or quantitative methods, and welcome applicants with these skills. More information can be found at

As a high-performing university with internationally recognised strong global connections, HKU offers a stimulating and supportive intellectual environment as well as a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package.  Locally and in the region, there are many research collaboration and funding opportunities.

More information and application details are available at the campaign website: Interested applicants should apply online and provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, 2 or 3 most significant research publications, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications is ongoing and the search will continue until the positions are filled.

Advertised: Nov 6, 2020 (HK Time) 
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