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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Department of Public and International Affairs, 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 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Job description

Global Scholar Recruitment Campaign

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
•    veterinary science
•    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 and International Affairs [Ref. B/623/03]

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 Philosophy/Ethics or related disciplines with competence in undertaking philosophical and ethical research and teaching.  Candidates are expected to have an active research agenda that leads to external funding, provide evidence of teaching ability (including student evaluations) and proven ability to produce high quality publications.  We are particularly interested in candidates who are familiar with East Asian philosophical traditions and are capable of conducting research and teaching in a field of applied ethics, such as biomedical ethics, digital ethics and AI ethics, environmental ethics, government ethics, and administrative ethics.  Successful candidates are expected to commence duty as soon as possible.

•    Candidates for Chair Professor and Professor should have outstanding research/grant records and international reputation.
•    Candidates for Associate Professor should have a number of high-impact publications and grants, and a demonstrated ability/potential to develop a research area on their own.
•    Candidates for Assistant Professor should have demonstrated potential for high-impact publication and grant capture.

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).  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 and International Affairs, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : [email protected]).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: [email protected]).  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 2 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 #70 (QS 2024), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS 2021); #4 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE 2023); #1 in Automation & Control/Electrical & Electronic Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering/Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and #3 in Telecommunication Engineering in Hong Kong (GRAS 2022); and #42 Business School in the World and #5 in Asia (UT Dallas 2018 to 2022)

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Time created November 9, 2023, 3:01pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 7, 2024, 8:35am HKT
Last updated November 9, 2023, 3:01pm UTC
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