Tenure Track position at University of Hong Kong

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016
by dsuchens

Recruitment for Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in International Relations

Posted On: 2016-12-15


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 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in International Relations
(Ref.: 201601641)

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in International Relations in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, to commence from August 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and demonstrate achievements of, or potential for, excellence in research and teaching (candidates who are close to completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered). We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in international political economy or security with a focus on China and/or East Asia. While we are open to all methodological approaches, the candidate’s primary training should be in international relations.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to leave and medical benefits. 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. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a letter of interest, graduate transcripts, writing samples, a research statement, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations to ppahr@hku.hk. They should also arrange for three confidential references (quoting the job reference number and names of applicants) to be sent directly by the referees to ppahr@hku.hk. Please quote the job reference no. and post title in the e-mail subject. Applicants should also indicate clearly which level of the post they wish to be considered for. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes February 28, 2017.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and 
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency