Saturday, December 21, 2019

HKU Law Global Academic Fellows 2020-2021 (Deadline: 1 February 2020)

Applications are invited for appointments as Global Academic Fellow (3 posts) in the Department of Law (Ref.: 499292), to commence in August 2020 or January 2021, for a period of two years.
     The Global Academic Fellows Programme was created to provide outstanding and aspiring legal academics with time and resources to transition into the global teaching market. Fellows will have access to an internationally leading faculty for mentorship and affiliation with related research centers alongside support for attending academic conferences to present their work. Other opportunities will include the option of co-teaching courses and organizing funded academic conferences. Applicants should have completed their doctoral degrees before the start of their appointments, unless they possess significant practice experience. The successful candidate will be appointed at the grade of Post-doctoral Fellow.
     One to three fellows will be appointed each year, and will be expected to be in residence at HKU and devote their time primarily to their own research and preparation for entering the international teaching market in the second year of their fellowship. Fellows will be provided shared office space and administrative support when needed. Information about the Department of Law and the Faculty of Law can be found at:
     Successful candidates will be nominated for HKU’s Presidential Post-doctoral Fellowship and Hong Kong’s RGC Post-doctoral fellowship Scheme. Each of these nominations potentially represents additional salary, research funds and the optional extension of the fellowship for a third year. Two of three inaugural fellows have already secured tenure-track appointments within their first year of appointment. Specific questions can be addressed to the Director at:
     A highly competitive package including a monthly salary, housing allowance, relocation allowance, medical benefits, annual leave, and conference and research support will be offered to successful applicant as applicable. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
     The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload 1) an up-to-date C.V., 2) a 3-page research agenda (including past, current and future projects), 3) a list of at least three academic references, and 4) a writing sample (under 50 pages). Closes February 1, 2020 (extend to February 14, 2020). Click here to submit your online application.

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