Ref.: 201800200
Posting Title: Research Assistant Professor in Religion and Globalization
Department: Asia Global Institute
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in Religion and Globalization in the Asia Global Institute, to commence on April 1, 2018, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. 

The Asia Global Institute (AGI) generates and disseminates innovative thinking, and business-relevant research on global issues from Asian perspectives. It aims to inform global policy and actions towards a prosperous and sustainable future for all.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Religious Studies, as well as a good record of research and teaching in anthropology and religious studies at tertiary level. The appointee will be required to take up the Religion and Globalization research project of the Institute, and undertake teaching and other teaching program administrative duties as identified by the Director of the Institute.   

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, in addition to annual leave  and medical benefits. 

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a teaching statement to the Asia Global Institute at agihr@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Please indicate clearly in the form and the subject of the e-mail the post applied for and the reference number.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.