Assistant Professor - Department of Sociology

Hong Kong (HK)
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Sociology

Assistant Professor

(Ref. 18000155) (Closing date: October 8, 2018)

The Department of Sociology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong has been one of the strongest sociology departments in Asia. It ranked 40th in QS World University Ranking by subject–sociology and it offers PhD, MPhil, MA and BSSc programmes. Further information about the Department is available at The Department invites applications for a post at Assistant Professor rank. The fields of specialization are open. Preference will be given to those who have strong research interest in Asian societies.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in sociology; (ii) proven ability of effective teaching in a variety of courses; and (iii) a good potential for scholarly research and publications.

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

Application Procedure

Please submit your application package (a letter of interest, CV, copies of academic credentials, a teaching statement, a research statement, details of courses taught and evaluation results if available) online. Three reference letters will be requested later. For enquiry, please write to us at

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

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