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Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and Public Administration

Department of Politics and Public Administration, the University of Hong Kong

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Job description

The University of Hong Kong

Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and Public Administration (Ref.: 201801586)

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, to commence on August 15, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in relevant disciplines, preferably with a Ph.D. degree. They should have at least 3 years’ teaching experience at tertiary level, particularly in contemporary political theory such as democratic theory and practice, theories of justice, and global political theory. Experience in teaching applied ethics, the history of Western political thought or comparative political thought would be an advantage. The appointee is also expected to take up administrative duties. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://ppa.hku.hk.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits. Please note that the University will not offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a letter of interest, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations to the Department at ppahr@hku.hk. They should also arrange for three confidential references (quoting the job reference number) to be sent directly by the referees to ppahr@hku.hk. Please quote the job reference no. and post title in the e-mail subject. 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/. Review of applications will start from November 15, 2018 and continue until November 30, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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

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

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Hard deadline November 30, 2018, 11:59pm HKT
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Time created October 17, 2018, 8:36am EST
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