Global Academic Fellows

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Applications are invited for appointments as Global Academic Fellow (3 posts) in the Department of Law (Ref.: 493956), to commence in August 2019 or January 2020, 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: www.law.hku.hk. Specific questions can be made to the Director at jkroncke@hku.hk.

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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online (link:  http://jobs.hku.hk/cw/en/job/493956/global-academic-fellow-3-posts) 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 March 15, 2019.

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