Faculty Position
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Division of Humanities of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is searching for suitable candidates to fill a faculty position at the rank of Full Professor in any of the following disciplines : literature, history, philosophy, linguistics and anthropology.

The successful candidate will take part in teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate courses mainly offered by the Division.

Specialties and geographical focus are open but candidates whose research interests are cross-border, comparative, and interdisciplinary would be particularly welcome.

We are looking for candidates with publication record of international impact, a strong record of grants application, proven teaching commitment and performance, experience and readiness in administrative matters, demonstrated service to the academic community and / or the public.

Leadership qualities in research, teaching and / or service are expected. English is the medium of instruction and administration at HKUST but Chinese proficiency will be an advantage.

HKUST is an institution promoting diversity. We therefore strongly encourage suitable candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Apart from a master’s degree program in Chinese Culture and research postgraduate degree program at both master’s and doctoral level under the broad umbrella of Humanities, the Division of Humanities offers general education courses for all undergraduates at HKUST.

Together with the Division of Social Science, our Division offers a multidisciplinary undergraduate major program of BSc in Global China Studies.

Starting salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave and medical / dental benefits will be provided.

Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure

  • Applications should be sent to recruithuma ust.hk together with (i) full CV; (ii) a statement of research, teaching, and service;
  • iii) five most representative publications all in PDF formats; and (iv) record of teaching performance. The Search and Appointments Committee of the Division will begin to review the applications from 1 September 2018.

    The review process may continue until the position is filled.


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