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Assistant Professor or Lecturer Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Global Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen - School of Humanities and Social Science

Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 27th November 2019
Expires: 14th January 2020
Job Ref: AC 2019/006/01

The University now invites applications and nominations for:

Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Global Studies

The School of Humanities and Social Science (Ref.AC 2019/006/01)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to develop into a world-class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high-level talents with global perspective, Chinese tradition, and social responsibility.

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) HSS has two missions. First, HSS provides university core curriculum for all students, including general education, English language competency, Chinese cultural heritage and language competency, physical education, basic competency in information technology (IT) applications.

Beyond the university core curriculum, HSS intends to develop to become a school of excellence in humanities and social sciences, and to provide high-quality programmes in multiple areas at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including, but not limited to, translation & interpreting studies, simultaneous interpreting, applied psychology, international affairs & international relations (global studies), internet and new media, advanced English communication, urban studies, educational studies, sociological studies. The University recruits first-class faculty members from around the world, and we welcome high caliber faculty of diverse background from around the world to join us and establish a top-tier School of Humanities and Social Science in China.     

Position and Expected Qualifications 

The School of Humanities and Social Science at CUHK-Shenzhen invites nomination and application for Assistant Professor or Lecturer position in international political economy, international economics and other related subjects. 

Candidates should hold a doctorate degree in political science, economics, and related subjects from an internationally prestigious university, and should be able to teach graduate courses such as foundations of international political economy, international trade, international economics and business, international finance and monetary system, multinational corporations in international economics and so on. 

Candidates for Assistant Professor position should have a proven record of teaching excellence and high-quality publications. Lecturer should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in English and strongly commit to continuously improve the teaching and conduct high-quality research. 

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later, subject to successful performance evaluation and mutual agreement. In cases where a candidate has an established record of excellence and demonstrable potential for continued success, tenure may be offered to the candidate at the time of initial appointment.

A PhD must be in hand prior to taking up the appointment. The appointee is expected to commence work from no late than September 2020. 

Salary and Fringe Benefits 

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK, Shenzhen and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable to the PRC. The appointee will be based in Shenzhen, China. 

Application Procedure 

Please send cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statements about one’s teaching and research, recent teaching-related information, such as teaching evaluations, and at least three recommendation letters by email to talents4hss@cuhk.edu.cn.

Applications will be considered until the post is filled. 

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

   
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