CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Chinese and History

Location
Kowloon Tong
Posted
09 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Aug 2021
Ref
[Ref. C/692/09]
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Chinese and History [Ref. C/692/09]

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

  • biomedical science and engineering
  • computer science and data science
  • neuroscience and neural engineering
  • bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
  • smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
  • AI/robotics/autonomous systems
  • aerospace and microelectronics engineering
  • energy generation and storage
  • digital business and innovation management
  • fintech and business analytics
  • computational social sciences
  • digital humanities
  • digital and new media
  • law and technology
  • private law
  • healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

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Applications are invited for the above posts:

Duties

Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD; undertake administrative duties in academic programmes and student activities.

Requirements

A PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology/Archeology with competence in undertaking research and teaching two or more of the following areas: Anthropology, Archeology, Cultural Heritage, and Greater China Studies. 

Applicants who are interested in interdisciplinary studies and have substantial working experience in academic or research institutions are especially welcome.  Preference will be given to candidates with relevant teaching and/or professional experience, strong research and administrative ability, and a proven record of publications.  Successful candidates are expected to use both Chinese and English as the medium of instruction and to commence duty as soon as possible.

Candidates for Assistant Professor should have demonstrated potential for high-impact publication and grant capture.

Candidates for Associate Professor should have a number of high-impact publications and grants, and a demonstrated ability/potential to develop a research area on their own.

Candidates for Professor should have outstanding research/grant records and international reputation.

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).  The appointment is on substantiation-track and the 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 Chinese and History, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : virginia.chan@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/.  Applications will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  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. 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 #48, and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

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