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Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Contract type open
AOS Value Theory (in the analytic tradition)
AOS categories Value Theory
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Job description

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Philosophy
Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
(Ref. 200001K5) (Closing Date: December 7, 2020)

The Department of Philosophy is the biggest philosophy program in Hong Kong. It is pluralistic, with equal strengths in analytic, Asian and Continental philosophy. It has been consistently ranked as the top Philosophy Department in Asia and one of the best worldwide. More information about the department can be found at: http://www.phil.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/web/.

The Department now invites applications for a position in Anglo-American philosophy [AOS: Value Theory (in the analytic tradition). AOC: Open]. Exceptionally outstanding candidates may be considered for the Professor level.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD by the time of employment.

Duties include (a) pursuing academic research and publications; (b) applying for external research grants; (c) teaching four courses a year over two semesters in philosophy (undergraduate and graduate) and general education; (d) supervising and examining postgraduate students; and (e) assisting in administrative work in the Department, College, Faculty, and University.

Complete dossier should include (a) a cover letter, indicating what rank you are applying for and explaining why you think you are best suited for the position; (b) a CV, with a complete list of publications (attach the acceptance letter for an accepted but unpublished paper); (c) a research statement; (d) a teaching statement; (e) up to three representative papers, published or unpublished; (f) previous teaching evaluations if any; and (g) three confidential reference letters. Except item (g), the dossiers should be submitted online at the website of Human Resources Office, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (https://www.hro.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/career-opportunities) or by mail to Chairman, Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong. Letters of reference should be sent directly by referees by mail at the above address or by email to philosophy@cuhk.edu.hk. Applicants are responsible for the completion of their application materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing August 2021, which, subject to budget, performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the posts above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://career.cuhk.edu.hk
Hard deadline December 7, 2020, 11:59pm HKT
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Scheduled expiry date December 7, 2020, 11:59pm HKT
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