Assistant Professor in Department of Government & International Studies
Hong Kong Baptist University
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Our diverse, energetic and research-led Faculty is expanding. We have new tenure-track opportunities in our seven academic Departments, including Education Studies, Geography, Government & International Studies, History, Physical Education, Social Work and Sociology. Please visit http://sosc.hkbu.edu.hk/deptresearch for brief information about the seven Departments.
Applications for the post below are welcome from scholars at different career stages committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and able to complement the global and transdiciplinary orientation of the Faculty, and research-led liberal arts ethos of the University. Review of applications will begin in early May 2017 until the post is filled, or as otherwise announced. The appointee will receive an attractive start-up fund for research.
Assistant Professor in Department of Government & International Studies (PR299/16-17)
The appointee is expected to strengthen the Department’s research (Hong Kong, Chinese & Taiwanese politics, European politics and European integration, social movements and protest, political transitions and democratization, public administration, international relations, particularly Chinese foreign policy and China-Africa relations, as well as political, economic and cultural relations between China and Europe) and contribute to undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in some of the following areas: i) public administration; ii) contemporary world politics and global issues; iii) globalization and world trade organisation; iv) Chinese politics, government and administration; and v) qualitative and quantitative research method.
Applicants should possess a relevant doctoral degree, appropriate teaching and research experience in higher education and a solid publication record.
Terms of appointment:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers competitive package which include gratuity/retirement benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, and wherever applicable housing assistance and relocation allowance. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing September 2017. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms.
The completed application form 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 email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, statements of teaching and research interest 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’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
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 then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 29 April 2017 or until the position is filled