Chair/Professor/Associate Prof./Assistant Prof. - Department of Asian & International Studies

Hong Kong (HK)
05 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
05 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Worldwide Search for Talent

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. 

Applications and nominations are invited for :

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
[East Asian Cultural Studies (Northeast and Southeast Asia)]
Department of Asian and International Studies [Ref. C/415/49]

Duties : Be an active researcher, dedicated to university teaching and supervision of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Bachelor's, Master's and PhD degrees. The appointee is also required to undertake administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements : A PhD in related disciplines, with an outstanding teaching and research record in the field and strong evidence of research potential in any of the broad fields related to cultural studies of Northeast and Southeast Asia.  Expertise with an established teaching and research record in at least one Asian country, including language competence, is also required.

(For enquiries, please contact Professor Mark R Thompson, Head of Department via email at

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, 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, with a current curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including teaching evaluations where applicable), a research plan with a three-year timeframe, a list of three referees (with full contact details), and the earliest available date.  Applications and nominations received by 22 May 2017 will receive full consideration.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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