Associate Professor / Assistant Professor - Department of History

Hong Kong (HK)
16 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of History
Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s)
(Ref. 170002AR)

The History Department invites applications for full-time professoriate positions in:

1.    ancient and early medieval China
2.    Hong Kong and overseas Chinese
3.    contemporary China

The academic rank of appointment will be considered with reference to the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Applicants should (i) have a doctoral degree from a reputable university; (ii) be a well-proven researcher and teacher, with a solid publication record, and capable of intellectual leadership; and (iii) be committed to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Being able to teach in a comparative perspective/approach is necessary.

The appointee(s) will (a) develop and deliver teaching and research programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels suitable for Hong Kong; (b) participate in independent and/or collaborative research programmes; (c) serve on undergraduate and postgraduate thesis/dissertation committees; and (d) provide service at departmental, faculty and/or University levels.  

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2019, which, subject to funding, performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. 

Review of applications will begin in Spring 2018.  Applications will be accepted until the position(s) is/are filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 31, 2018. 

Application Procedure

Applicants should complete the on-line application form and upload the followings: (i) full resume; (ii) copies of academic credentials; (iii) full publication list; (iv) three recent publication samples/abstracts; (v) a statement of teaching and research interest; (vi) three course syllabuses taught/designed; and (vii) evidence of teaching performance, if any.

Applicants should also provide names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified).

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit