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Research Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics (EXPIRED)

Department of Religion and Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Job description

Hong Kong Baptist University


Department of Religion and Philosophy

Research Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics (PR0254/18-19)

The appointee is expected to conduct independent research in the field of Cross-Cultural Health Humanities that includes but is not limited to bioethics, spirituality and religion in healthcare, as well as to assist senior academic staff to supervise postgraduate students and research assistants.  He/She will have a significant role to play in the development of the new niche research area (Well-being, Value, and Public Good) in the Department and the Faculty of Arts.  There is an expectation that the appointee will apply for a General Research Fund (GRF) of the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.  He/She is also expected to teach General Education courses for the Department not more than one course per semester in total.  

Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree with an excellent track record of relevant postdoctoral research experience.  Priority will be given to applicants with successful experience in research project application and competence in interdisciplinary approaches in teaching.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Those who have responded to the advertisement of Research Assistant Professor in Cross-Cultural Health Humanities posted in December 2018 need not re-apply.

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk).  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably the three best ones out of their most recent publications, and latest teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 28 February 2019

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.hkbu.edu.hk
Hard deadline February 28, 2019, 11:59pm HKT
Contact name Personnel Office
Contact email
Time created January 25, 2019, 11:19am EST
Scheduled expiry date February 28, 2019, 11:59pm HKT
Expired on March 2, 2019, 12:46am HKT
Last updated May 1, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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