THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Law

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
19 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Ref. : 201701410
Department:  Department of Law
Closing Date : November 15, 2017

Applicants are invited for appointment as Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Department of Law, to commence on January 2, 2018, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

The Faculty of Law plays a leading role in legal education in Hong Kong and Asia, through its various undergraduate, research postgraduate, and taught postgraduate programmes covering a wide range of legal subject areas.  It is the largest and oldest law teaching institution in Hong Kong, currently consisting of over 70 teaching members drawn from more than 17 jurisdictions worldwide, and over 1500 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The Faculty of Law is now seeking to appoint one or two suitable candidates to the position of Principal Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer with teaching responsibilities in (a) the law of contract, tort, property, equity & trusts, criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and related areas of common law; and/or (b) corporate and financial Law, international trade law, dispute resolution, human rights.  Applicants should have a law degree from a common law jurisdiction and relevant experience in legal practice or teaching.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with 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.  For Principal Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with up-to-date C.V., details of relevant experience and course teaching interests, to the Department at dolsen@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 November 15, 2017. 

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