CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Development Studies

Location
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Posted
23 Aug 2021
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2021
Ref
C/678/09
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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
  • veterinary science
  • 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.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Development Studies/Political Economy) in the Department of Asian and International Studies [Ref. C/678/09]

Duties:

Conduct research actively; teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including BA, MA and PhD degrees; and undertake administrative duties as assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements:

A PhD in any relevant social science disciplines, with strong evidence of teaching excellence. Candidates specializing in one or more of the following sectors will have an advantage: developmental aid, environment and sustainable development, gender, labour, and migration. They are also expected to demonstrate their ability to teach broad-based courses as well as the courses in their academic disciplines.

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 and Chair 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 Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email: ais.staffing@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: ais.staffing@cityu.edu.hk).

Applications and nominations received by 25 September 2021 will receive full consideration.

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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