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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Law

Employer
CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Closing date
18 Jul 2023

Job Details

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.

The School of Law has three goals: becoming a world renowned centre for research and teaching of law; equipping students with global knowledge, skills and perspectives; and establishing a trusted relationship with local and international legal establishments. These goals are reflected in the composition of the faculty, the curriculum and enrichment activities. The School has also developed special programmes for judges from Mainland China, including LLM and JSD programmes. These appointments are part of a strategy to enhance the School’s research performance. It has recruited excellent talents at all levels in recent years and these appointments represent a determined effort to increase the size of faculty by recruiting high calibre staff.

It is the School’s goal to provide quality legal education for students and to broaden their horizons. The School offers a broad range of degree programmes: LLB, JD, LLMArbDR, LLM and PCLL.

Requirements

A PhD or equivalent qualification is normally required. Candidates must have a superior academic record, with demonstrable evidence of, or a strong potential for, excellence in scholarly research and teaching. They should in addition have the ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty community and to the University in general.

Applications and nominations are invited for candidates offering expertise in all areas of law. We particularly welcome applicants with expertise in Equity and Trusts, Tort Law, Property Law and Criminal Law.

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).  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 Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Acting Dean of School of Law [Email : lin.feng@cityu.edu.hk]. Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 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 #54 (QS 2023), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS 2021); #4 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE 2023); #1 in Automation & Control/Electrical & Electronic Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering/Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and #3 in Telecommunication Engineering in Hong Kong (GRAS 2022); and #40 Business School in the World and #5 in Asia (UT Dallas 2018 to 2022)

Company

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas.

Company info
Telephone
+(852)27887654
Location
ROOM 4152, CHENG YICK CHI BLDG
TAT CHEE AVENUE
KOWLOON
Hong Kong

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