Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in History

Hong Kong (HK)
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) 

Department/ Unit: Department of History

Closing Date: Until the post is filled

The Department of History invites applications for full-time academic position(s) in pre-modern Western history.  In addition to having one of the teaching specialties in the proposed geographical area and time period: (A) Global history; (B) Middle-East history; (C) Russian history, we welcome applicants who have the following research specialties: social history, cultural history, legal history, environmental history or others.  The academic rank of appointment will be considered with reference to the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Applicant should (i) have a doctoral degree from a reputable university; (ii) be a well-proven researcher and teacher, with a solid publication record, and capable of intellectual leadership; and (iii) be committed to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Being able to teach in a comparative perspective/ approach is necessary.

The appointees will (a) develop and deliver teaching and research programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level suitable for Hong Kong; (b) participate in independent and/or collaborative research programmes; (c) serve on undergraduate and postgraduate thesis/dissertation committees; and (d) provide service at departmental, faculty and/or University levels.  Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2018, which, subject to funding, performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. 

Applications will be accepted until the position(s) is/are filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply by 31 August 2017. Candidates who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 1700004H) are currently under review and need not reapply.

Applicants should complete the on-line application form and upload the followings: (i) full resume, (ii) copies of academic credentials, (iii) full publication list; (iv) three recent publication samples/abstracts; (v) a statement of teaching and research interest; (vi) three course syllabuses taught/designed; (vii) evidence of teaching performance, if any, and (viii) three reference letters.