Chair Professor/Professor - School of Law

City University of Hong Kong

Worldwide Search for Talent 

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  

The School of Law has three goals: becoming a world renowned centre for research and teaching of law; equipping students with global knowledge, skills and perspectives; and establishing a trusted relationship with local and international legal establishments.  These goals are reflected in the composition of the faculty, the curriculum and enrichment activities.  The School has also developed special programmes for judges from Mainland China, including LLM and JSD programmes. These appointments are part of a strategy to enhance the School’s research performance.  It has recruited excellent talents at all levels in recent years and these appointments represent a determined effort to increase the size of faculty by recruiting high calibre staff. 

It is  the  School’s goal  to  provide  quality  legal  education  for  students  and  to  broaden  their horizons.  The School offers a broad range of degree programmes: LLB, JD, LLMArbDR, LLM, JSD and PCLL. 

Applications and nominations are invited for candidates offering expertise in all areas of law.  The University may appoint up to four Chair Professors/Professors, and a suitable appointee at the level of Chair Professor/Professor may be appointed as the Director of Hong Kong Centre for Maritime and Transportation Law on a concurrent basis. 

Chair Professor/Professor
School of Law [Ref. B/097/49] 

Requirements:
A PhD or equivalent qualification is normally required.  Candidates must have a superior academic record, with demonstrable evidence of, excellence in scholarly research and teaching.  They should in addition have the ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty community and to the University more generally. 

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. 

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email: hrojob@cityu.edu.hk / Fax: (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office.  Applications and nominations received before 20 December 2016 will receive full consideration  and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage. 

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. 

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016);1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2015).

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Law

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Asia & Middle East