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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in International Relations (Ref.: 201701357)
The University of Hong Kong

  • Oct. 17, 2017
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in International Relations (Ref.: 201701357)
  • Department of Politics and Public Administration
  • The University of Hong Kong

    Hong Kong
  • Jan. 7, 2018
  • August 15, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Science - International
    Political Science - General
    International Relations/Foreign Service
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The University of Hong Kong

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 Assistant Professor in International Relations (Ref.: 201701357)

Applicants are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in International Relations in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, to commence on August 15, 2018 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.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and demonstrate achievements of, or potential for, excellence in research and teaching (applicants who are close to completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered). Those with expertise in global governance; global political theory; international political economy; and/or international security are preferred. While the Department is open to all methodological approaches, the applicants’ 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 the Department at They should also arrange for three confidential references (quoting the job reference number) to be sent directly by the referees to the Department at Please quote the job reference no. and post title in the e-mail subject. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Closes January 7, 2018.

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

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