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Global Academic Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 517101
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Law (18100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointments as Global Academic Fellow in the Department of Law (Ref.: 517101), to commence in August 2023 or January 2024, for a period of two years.

The Global Academic Fellows Program 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, affiliation with related research centers, and funding for attending academic conferences to present their work. Other opportunities will include teaching fellows’ own course or gaining experience in core courses, and organizing funded academic conferences in your field. Applicants should have completed their final degrees (JD, JSD, or PhD) before the start of their appointments, unless they possess significant practice experience.

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. 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.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave, housing subsidy, relocation allowance and full medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

Fellows will be supported applying for additional funding from Hong Kong and HKU sources. Previous and current fellows, along with their placements, can be found at the Global Fellows website at: https://www.law.hku.hk/research/global-academic-fellows/. Address any specific questions to the Director at: jkroncke@hku.hk.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload the following 4 components: 1) an updated C.V., 2) a 3-page research agenda (including past, current and future projects), 3) a list of at least three academic references (who should be ready to immediately submit letters if shortlisted), and 4) a writing sample (under 50 pages).  Closes January 2, 2023.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

 

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