Tenure-Track Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Political Theory
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 Politics and Public Administration (30100)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and Public Administration (Ref. 508227), to commence on August 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms subject to approval.
The Department of Politics and Public Administration has played a leading role in Politics and Public Administration research and education since its establishment in 1970. The Department offers two highly successful taught postgraduate programmes – Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master in International and Public Affairs (MIPA) as well as a thriving undergraduate programme. More information about the Department can be obtained at https://ppa.hku.hk/.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and demonstrate achievements of excellence in research and teaching. The areas of specialization and expertise within the fields of political theory/political philosophy are open. This position sits within the Faculty of Social Sciences and is open to all theoretical approaches. The Faculty values diverse research methodologies. We are particularly committed to upgrading our expertise in quantitative methods, and welcome applicants with relevant expertise.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At the current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of the gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of the basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload (1) an up-to-date CV, (2) a letter of interest, (3) graduate transcripts, (4) writing samples, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, (7) teaching evaluations, and (8) the contact information of three referees. Review of applications will start on January 3, 2022 and continue until March 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier.
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