Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 110 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (holding the title of Coordinator in China Studies (Arts Stream)) in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 201301116)
Applications are invited for appointment as Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (holding the title of Coordinator in China Studies (Arts Stream)) in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC), from as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis. Appointee with demonstrated performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and should be China Studies specialists in areas such as literature and textuality, gender, popular culture and creative industries, and show a strong interdisciplinary orientation and promise of excellence in teaching and research. In addition, they should possess native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and teaching and research interests in transnational connections. A demonstrated willingness to position the China Studies program within the SMLC ethos of exploring cultural flows between nations within historical and contemporary contexts is essential.
The appointee will be responsible for teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, mentoring students, and contributing to building the curriculum. He/She must exhibit promise of leadership and vision, possess an excellent research agenda, and have an energetic and engaging personality for propelling the program to the next level of excellence. The School, the University, and the Hong Kong Research Grants Council provide substantial competitive funding for research projects of all kinds.
A globally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as annual leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., a writing sample of scholarly work, an abstract of dissertation or current research project, evidence of teaching ability, and arrange for 3 confidential references (quoting the advertisement reference number) to be sent directly by the referees, to email@example.com. Please indicate clearly at which level they wish to be considered for. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes December 31, 2013. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.
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|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Area Studies
Cultural History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies