THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor in Global China and Migration

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Assistant Professor in Global China and Migration
 
Ref. : 201701480 

Department : Department of Sociology 

Closing Date  : December 29, 2017 

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in Global China and Migration in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Geography, to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences, as well as research experience and expertise in globalization, migration, employment, well-being or social psychology in migration and inequalities. They should have excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work independently and in collaboration with a research team; an excellent publication track record and a strong background in advanced qualitative or quantitative analyses in social sciences research. Experience in big data analysis would be an advantage. The appointee is expected to write publications, grant proposals and reports, and contribute to teaching, general administrative and any other duties as assigned. He/She will have ample opportunities to work with research professionals as well as stakeholders in mainland China and globally.

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.

Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Pun Ngai, Department of Sociology (e-mail: npun@hku.hk). Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., to socihr@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 29, 2017.

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