Visiting Fellow - School of Law

Hong Kong (HK)
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
06 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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 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, JSD and PCLL.

The PCLL programme is a professional training programme required for entry into profession in Hong Kong.  Applications are invited for:

Visiting Fellow
School of Law [Ref. B/R/747/19]

Duties: As a member of the PCLL team, the appointee will be involved in teaching Civil Litigation Practice, Advocacy and/or Drafting courses in the PCLL Programme.  Duties may be carried out during daytime or in the evening.  The appointee may carry the title of Teaching Consultant, and the duration of appointment is expected to be two years. 

Requirements: A good honours degree or an equivalent qualification plus at least 10 years’ post-qualification experience as a barrister/solicitor in civil litigation.  Commitment to professional legal education is required.  Teaching experience at tertiary level is preferred.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Terms of appointment will be based on the current visiting remuneration package.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled and 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 and 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 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).

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