Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies in the Centre of Buddhist Studies
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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 over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. 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.
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies in the Centre of Buddhist Studies (Ref.: 201400100)
Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies in the Centre of Buddhist Studies from September 1, 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.
The Centre promotes innovative thinking and new horizons for Buddhist studies and research. Further information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.buddhism.hku.hk.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in Buddhist Studies, with at least three years' teaching experience in a recognized tertiary institution. The appointee should be able to direct research activities and supervise postgraduate students, and have an established record of research and publications. The area of specialization is Early Buddhism, as taught in Pali Canon. Applicants should possess good knowledge of Pali; and, preferably, have taught it at the tertiary level. Competence in Sanskrit will be an additional advantage.
A globally competitive remuneration package 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 be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form and an up-to-date C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 March 31, 2014.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy
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