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August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Open Rank Hire

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454815
Date Posted: 11/17/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Open Rank Hire
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Faculty of Social Science
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Open Rank Hire
(Ref. 1516/114(440)/2) (Closing date: December 15, 2015)
The Faculty of Social Science at The Chinese University of Hong Kong now invites applications of outstanding candidates for a faculty position with prospect for substantiation (open rank) in Global Studies.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong will launch a new interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Global Studies. We are interested in candidates who can champion research and teaching in one or more of the following areas of global studies:

- Global media
- Cultures and societies
- World Politics
- Sustainability and Environment
- Global Economy

The successful candidate should be a committed social science educator who excels in undergraduate teaching, student advising and postgraduate mentoring. He or she should also be a prolific scientist with an impressive record of publications and successes in obtaining extramural research funding. Aside from teaching foundational courses in global studies, the successful candidate will actively involve in the development of the Global Studies Program, organizing and participating in activities related to program promotion, student and staff recruitment and student advising.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Outstanding candidates may be specially considered for substantive appointment forthwith.

Salary and Fringe Benefits
The remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure
Please send an application letter and full curriculum vitae, a publication list and/or abstract of selected published paper, names, addresses and fax numbers/ e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to Professor CY Chiu, Dean of Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong by mail or by email to

Consideration of applications starts immediately and will continue until the posts are filled. The University reserves the right to fill the posts by invitation.

Please quote the relevant reference number and mark 'Application-Confidential' on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2015