CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor - School of Law

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
13 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has seven Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences. 

The School of Law has three goals: becoming a world renowned centre for research and teaching of law; equipping students with global knowledge, skills and perspectives; and establishing a trusted relationship with local and international legal establishments.  These goals are reflected in the composition of the faculty, the curriculum and enrichment activities.  The School has also developed special programmes for judges from Mainland China, including LLM and JSD programmes.  These appointments are part of a strategy to enhance the School's research performance.  It has recruited excellent talents at all levels in recent years and these appointments represent a determined effort to increase the size of faculty by recruiting high calibre staff.

It is the School's goal to provide quality legal education for students and to broaden their horizons.  The School offers a broad range of degree programmes: LLB, JD, LLMArbDR, LLM and PCLL.

Applications and nominations are invited for candidates offering expertise in all areas of law, in particular, Competition Law, Equity & Trust, Family Law, Maritime Law, Property Law and Technology Law.

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor
School of Law [Ref.  B/189/09]

Requirements : A PhD or equivalent qualification is normally required.  Candidates must have a superior academic record, with demonstrable evidence of, or a strong potential for, excellence in scholarly research and teaching.  They should in addition have the ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty community and to the University more generally.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Dean of School of Law [Email : ghowells@cityu.edu.hk].  Applications and nominations received by 31 August 2018 will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 49th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2018); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).