The Division of Social Science at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology seeks to fill several faculty positions in Quantitative Social Science.
The University is an English-speaking research university with international faculty. The Division of Social Science is highly ranked internationally.
The positions are open at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and full Professor, but preference will be given to candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor with an active research agenda in Social Science, and with skills in cutting edge technologies and methodologies.
Subfields are open but we are particularly interested in candidates in Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Media and Communication Studies, and Economics, among others.
Applicants should have a PhD degree of relevant disciplines from a reputable university by the time of employment. Successful candidates are expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, and medical and dental benefits will be provided.
Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. Initial appointment at Associate / Assistant Professor rank will normally be on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement.
A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a sample publication, and three letters of reference to the attention of Search and Appointments Committee Chair (QSS), Division of Social Science, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong by email to soqss ust.
hk. Review of applications will start on 1 December 2020 and the search will continue until the positions are filled. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.
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