Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Law and Technology

Hong Kong
13 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for:-

Faculty of Law

Professor(s)/ Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s) in Law & Technology

(Ref: 220002YW) (Closing date: December 31, 2022)

The Faculty of Law (CUHK LAW) is one of the most dynamic and successful law schools in Asia. Since admitting its first cohort of students in 2006, CUHK LAW has grown significantly in scale and reputation. In 2022-23, over 1,300 students are enrolled in CUHK LAW programmes (LLB, LLM, JD, PCLL and MPhil /PhD). CUHK LAW is proud of its excellence in teaching and research. The 2020 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) conducted by the Hong Kong University Grants Committee recognized CUHK LAW’s research strength by rating 83% of its  research activities  as “world leading” (4*) or “internationally excellent” (3*). CUHK LAW has a strong international outlook with over twenty jurisdictions (by origin or training) represented by its academic staff. In 2018 CUHK LAW was the most international law school globally according to the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking exercise. Further information about CUHK LAW is available at

Research Excellence:

Teaching Excellence:

CUHK LAW now invites applications for appointment(s) as Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Law & Technology, i.e. one of the CUHK LAW focus areas (see Applicants are expected to demonstrate their research and teaching excellence during the recruitment process.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W N Cheung Start-up Grant in Law and Tech Research at CUHK LAW

Successful applicants with a proven track record of outstanding research/great prospect of conducting research in the area of Law & Technology will be considered for the “Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W N Cheung Start-up Grant in Law and Tech Research at CUHK LAW”. The Start-Up Grant carries the award of HK$500,000 (for Professors) or HK$250,000 (for Assistant and Associate Professors) to support research activities in the area of Law & Technology. Further information is available at

Appointees are expected to contribute to research, teaching and service. Applicants for appointment as Professor must have a demonstrated record of leadership in all three domains. Applicants for appointment as Associate Professor and Assistant Professor should be able to show their potential for leadership in all three domains. CUHK LAW encourages applications from candidates whose background and experience will enhance the diversity of its faculty.

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, the option of longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applicants who would like to discuss the opening informally are invited to contact the Faculty Dean at

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Application procedures:

Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of research, a publication list and/ or abstracts of selected published papers, copies of qualification documents, and contact details of three referees who have agreed to provide references. The deadline for applications is 31 December 2022.

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