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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Division of Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Science
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location 1 University Rd, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
Start date August 2023
Job description

The Division of Humanities of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Science.  The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, teach the course of introduction to logic and contribute to the foundational Common Core course, Critical Thinking and Data Literacy.

Apart from a master’s degree program in Chinese Culture and a research postgraduate degree program at both the master’s and doctoral levels under the broad umbrella of the Division of Humanities, the Division offers general education courses for all undergraduates at HKUST.  Together with the Division of Social Science, the Division of Humanities offers a multidisciplinary undergraduate major program of BSc in Global China Studies.  


Applicants should either have or will receive a PhD degree in Philosophy by August 2023 from a reputable university.  The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching and show promise for publications with international impact.  Prior publications in the philosophy of science, especially in leading journals, will be highly valued.

Application Instructions

Applications should be sent via Interfolio together with (i) a cover letter, including a brief statement of research and teaching; (ii) full CV; (iii) two writing samples of chapter/article length work, all in PDF format; and (iv) record of teaching performance and/ or outlines of two proposed undergraduate courses. 

Three reference letters should be submitted via Interfolio as the preferred method, or directly sent to [email protected].  

The Search and Appointments Committee of the Division will begin to review the applications from 7 November 2022.  The review process will continue until the position is filled.

How to apply
Application type Online
Three reference letters should be submitted via Interfolio as the preferred method, or directly sent to [email protected].
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/113999
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 7, 2022, 11:59pm HKT

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://apply.interfolio.com/113999
Contact name David Cheng Chang
Contact email
Time created September 26, 2022, 3:31pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 25, 2023, 2:42am HKT
Expired on March 25, 2023, 2:46am HKT
Last updated May 24, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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