Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies

Hong Kong (HK)
04 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant Professor - (170001WP)
Department/Unit: Department of Japanese Studies
Closing Date: January 15, 2018

The Master of Arts Programme in Japanese Studies, under the Department of Japanese Studies, is looking for a dynamic candidate to fill a non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor. For details of the Programme, please visit
Applicants should (i) have a relevant PhD degree; (ii) be dedicated to teaching; (iii) have an excellent record of research with a record of success in grant applications; (iv) be able to work well as a team member; and (v) have native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese. Applicants with expertise in Japanese culture, society, or language are particularly welcome.
Duties include (a) teaching postgraduate courses related to Japanese culture; (b) project coordination; (c) mentoring students; (d) managing administration and curriculum development of the Programme; and (e) committee work. 
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2018, renewable subject to performance, availability of funding and mutual agreement.
Application Procedure:
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. Please upload a full CV, contact details of three referees, writing samples, past teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching and research interests.
For more information, please contact Ms. Helen Chan [Tel: (852) 3943 6466 or e-mail:].

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