THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Lecturer in International Relations

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
17 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Lecturer in International Relations
(Ref.: 201701359)

Applicants are invited for appointment as Lecturer in International Relations (Ref.: 201701359), to commence on August l5, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have an M.Phil. degree and a strong record of at least 3 years of teaching. Those with a Ph.D. degree and who can teach theories in international relations; Chinese foreign policy; East Asian international relations; international political economy; and international organizations at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are preferred. The appointee is expected to take up some administrative duties. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://ppa.hku.hk.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a letter of interest, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations to the Department at ppahr@hku.hk. They should also arrange for three confidential references (quoting the job reference number) to be sent directly by the referees to the Department at ppahr@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 January 7, 2018.

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

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency.