Associate Professor / Assistant Professor In Religion and Philosophy

Hong Kong (HK)
03 Mar 2017
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01 Apr 2017
Full Time

Hong Kong Baptist University


Department of Religion and Philosophy

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (2 vacancies) (PR257/16-17)

The appointees are expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and possibly at postgraduate degree levels related to Religious Studies, Christian Studies, Chinese Religions, Philosophy, Ethics and General Education.  They are also expected to conduct independent research in the fields of Religious Studies, Christian Studies, Chinese Religions, Comparative Religion, Philosophy, or Ethics as well as assist senior academic staff to supervise postgraduate students and research assistants.  Departmental administrative duties will be required as assigned by the Department/Faculty.

Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree with strong publication record and proven teaching experience at the tertiary level.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2017.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by E-mail to  Application forms can be obtained by downloading from  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University‚Äôs Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

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

Review of applications will begin on 1 April 2017 and until the positions are filled.

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