THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Non-Tenure Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Centre of Buddhist studies

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
12 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Ref.: 201701265
Posting Title:  Non-Tenure Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department:    Centre of Buddhist Studies
Closing Date:    December 15, 2017

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Centre of Buddhist studies, to commence on September 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.
The Centre promotes innovative thinking and new horizons for Buddhist studies and research.  Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.buddhism.hku.hk.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in Buddhist studies with at least three years of teaching and supervision experience in a recognized tertiary institution.  They should be able to demonstrate international peer recognition and world leadership in their area of expertise, and direct research and teaching activities.  They should also have an established record of research and publications and experience in supervising research students.  The area of specialization for this appointment is Mahāyāna Buddhism.  The appointee is expected to make a substantial contribution to the Centre's strategic development and in fostering academic collaborations locally, regionally and internationally, and lead the development of interdisciplinary and collaborative research initiatives.    

A highly competitive salary commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., contact details of at least three referees and other supporting materials to the Centre at cbshr@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Closes December 15, 2017. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.