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Assistant Professor, Department of History

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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

Assistant Professor (23240617)

The Department of History is looking for qualified candidates to fill multiple tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor.  In addition to the expertise associated with each position, candidates should exhibit the following attributes:

  • Hold a PhD in history or a related subject, with teaching and research experience in the higher education sector;
  • Have a solid publication record with an active research agenda;
  • Possess expertise in any historical sub-fields, preferably in the following areas:
    • Early Imperial China
    • Mid Imperial China
    • Global/Transnational/Comparative History
    • History of the United State of America
    • Europe before the Middle Ages
    • Europe during and before the Renaissance
    • Digital History
    • Museum & Heritage Studies;
  • Able to deliver some of the following courses and other occasional courses offered as topic studies:
    • China in the Imperial Age
    • Early Imperial China
    • Mid Imperial China
    • Late Imperial China
    • Inter-Asian Contacts and the Invention of Everyday Cultures
    • Historical Interaction of China and the World
    • History, Heritage and Human Communities
    • World History: Civilisations in Contact 
    • Information Technologies and Quantitative Methods for Historical Studies
  • Having a previous successful research grant record would be an advantage.

Candidates who will contribute to the cultural and academic diversity of the Department are strongly encouraged to apply.

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing from September 2024.  Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System with samples of publications, preferably the best three out of their most recent publications/works.  They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with the Job Identification number (stated above) quoted on the letters, directly to the Human Resources Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk).  Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after the submission of the application may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, and scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at https://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/en/worklife-at-hkbu/employee-favourable-environment.html#privacy-policy.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. 

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