Professional Consultant at the Faculty of Law

Hong Kong (HK)
20 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Professional Consultant(s) (Full-time / Fractional-time)

Department/Unit: Faculty of Law

Closing Date: November 10, 2017
The Faculty of Law invites applications for the post of Professional Consultant(s).  Further information about the Faculty is available at
Applicants should have (i) a good law degree from a recognized university and a relevant professional qualification for legal practice; (ii) normally a minimum of two years post-qualification experience as a solicitor or barrister in Hong Kong, or equivalent in a jurisdiction other than Hong Kong; and (iii) experience in undergraduate/postgraduate law teaching or  demonstrated  aptitude for teaching. Preference will be given to applicants offering teaching expertise in Chinese Law (PRC); Company Law; Contract; Tort; Land Law; Equity and Trusts; Family Law; and Writing and Drafting Litigation Documents (in Chinese).
The appointee(s) will (a) teach the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the CUHK Shatin campus and the CUHK Graduate Law Centre in Central; (b) contribute to academic curriculum development such as developing course materials including lecture and tutorial materials and assessment papers and programme administration; (c) serve as student academic advisor; and (d) undertake administrative duties and service to the Faculty, College and/or University as assigned.
The Faculty has a record of high-quality teaching. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their capacity as teachers as part of the recruitment process.
The Faculty has a strong international outlook with nearly twenty jurisdictions (by origin or training) reflected in its academic staff.  The Faculty is committed to fostering diversity in its recruitment and encourages applications from all candidates whose background and experience will enhance the diversity of our faculty.
Appointment(s) will initially be made on contract for up to three years, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Commencement date will be by agreement. 
Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, copies of qualification documents, and names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references.  Applicants who would like to discuss the position informally with the Faculty are invited to contact Professor Steven Gallagher, Associate Dean (Academic Affairs) or the Dean of Law at
The Faculty expects to interview shortlisted candidates towards the end of November or early December 2017.