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Research Fellow/Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Associate in Advanced Institute of Global and Contemporary China Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th May 2020
Expires: 23rd July 2020

The Advanced Institute of Global and Contemporary China Studies is an interdisciplinary social science research institution under a statute of School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, with excellent talent training base, academic repository and policy research think tank to be set up in the developing framework. We aim to build an international and domestic knowledge and experience exchange platform with high academic level and strong construction power which covers the regional research of the greater bay area, the whole China, and even the whole world. Members of institution will have the opportunity to undertake and conduct various scientific research projects from both Hong Kong and mainland China.  

Based on the frontier of China’s reform and opening-up policy as well as the superior geo-advantages of CHUK-Shenzhen, The Advanced Institute of Global and Contemporary China Studies will be committed to improving regional policy development, providing timely, realistic, objective and farsighted guidance for policy analysis.  

Research Fellow 

  • Conducting academic and policy research and undertaking project management; 
  • Participating in the host organization’s activities, including student-faculty seminars, workshops, and public lectures; 
  • Guiding the research work of postgraduates and doctoral students jointly with other members of the Institute; 
  • Communicating and collaborating with other research institutes around the world; 
  • Undertaking other assignments assigned by the supervisor. 
  • A PhD degree in related disciplines, preferably political science, economics, and sociology; 
  • Able to use English as working language and write research papers; 
  • Able to communicate and cooperate with colleagues in different fields, and abide by academic ethics; 
  • Applicants with excellent research experience in the following fields are preferred: Public Policy, Public Administration, Global affairs, International relations, International Political Economy or a related discipline. 

Post-doctoral Fellow 

  • Conducting academic research under the instruction of the primary investigator; 
  • Participating in the host organization's activities, including student-faculty seminars, workshops, and public lectures; 
  • Working during non-office hours and some business traveling may be needed; 
  • Undertaking other assignments assigned by the supervisor. 
  • PhD degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Global Affairs, International Political Economy, and International relations or a related discipline, with strong track record as evidenced by publications; 
  • Proficient English skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking; 

Research Associate  

  • Conducting academic research under the instruction of the immediate supervisor; 
  • Assisting in the post-doctoral, doctoral and postgraduate research work within the group; 
  • Undertaking other assignments assigned by the supervisor. 
  • Postgraduate degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Global Affairs, International Political Economy, International relations or a related discipline; 
  • Ability to participate in research and applicants with relevant experience will be preferred; 
  • Proficient English skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking;. 

Salary and Benefits 

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CHUK-Shenzhen and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC. 

Application Procedure 

Applicants should apply online at http://academicrecruit.cuhk.edu.cn/hss and upload their up-to-date resume, certification of all degrees, research statement and representative papers in recent years (if any). Applicants will be required to arrange three recommendation letters after being shortlisted.  

Applications will be considered until the post is filled.  

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