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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Political Philosophy/Ethics)

Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Political Philosophy/Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Job description

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

•    biomedical science and engineering
•    computer science and data science
•    neuroscience and neural engineering
•    bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
•    smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
•    AI/robotics/autonomous systems
•    aerospace and microelectronics engineering
•    energy generation and storage
•    digital business and innovation management
•    fintech and business analytics
•    computational social sciences
•    digital humanities
•    digital and new media
•    law and technology
•    private law
•    healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

Applications and nominations are invited for :

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Political Philosophy/Ethics) in the Department of Public Policy [Ref. B/473/09]

Duties :  Contribute to research, service, teaching and teaching-related activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  The appointees are also expected to be active researchers and contribute to the broader intellectual project of the Department in terms of publications, academic events and research grants.

Requirements :  A PhD in Political Science or Philosophy with ability to teach Political Theory/Political Philosophy courses, with research specializations in Comparative Perspective on Good Governance, Political Ethics, or Intersection between Normative Political Theory and Empirical Political Science.  Candidates who are familiar with East-Asian philosophical traditions and have the ability to teach introductory political science courses and courses on applied ethics, such as bioethics, big data ethics, artificial intelligence ethics, or environmental ethics, are especially welcomed.  Candidates for Associate Professor should have a substantial record of research publications, and are expected to take a leadership role in the department’s flagship politics, policy and public management programmes.  Candidates for Professor and Chair Professor should have outstanding research and international reputation.

(For enquiries, please contact Professor Sungmoon KIM via email at "[email protected]").

Salary and Conditions of Service  
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  The appointment is on substantiation-track and the initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email: [email protected]).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: [email protected]).  Applications and nominations received by 15 October 2021 will receive full consideration.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking #48, and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting...
Hard deadline October 15, 2021, 11:59pm HKT
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Time created July 26, 2021, 6:48pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 15, 2021, 11:59pm HKT
Last updated July 26, 2021, 6:48pm UTC
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