Research Assistant Professor
Centre for Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
|AOS||Bioethics, Practical Ethics, or Ethics|
|AOC||Bioethics, Practical Ethics, or Ethics|
|Location||Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
|Start date||1 August 2017 or 1 September 2017|
The Centre for Bioethics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong was formally established in January 2015 within the Faculty of Medicine, but with a very close affiliation with the Department of Philosophy. The Centre aims to excel in research in bioethics. It also organizes workshops and conferences on bioethics. Currently, the Centre has 2 philosophers and 1 public health scholar. Affiliated with the Centre are an Assistant Professor of Law, several senior Professors of Medicine, and the Institute of Ageing. The Centre plans to recruit an internationally renowned scholar as Chair Professor of Bioethics.
The successful candidate will be appointed at the level of Research Assistant Professor and will be housed in the Department of Philosophy. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Philosophy with a specialty in Bioethics, Medical Ethics, Practical Ethics (or Applied Ethics), or Ethics. He or she is expected to do research mainly in Bioethics, but is also encouraged not to give up his/her research interests outside of Bioethics.
The successful candidate should have several good publications in bioethics, medical ethics, practical ethics (or applied ethics), or ethics, and is expected to be an active researcher. He or she will teach approximately one course per year. There will be opportunities to collaborate in bioethical research with scholars from around the world. He/she is expected to participate in the Centre’s activities – including workshops, conferences, etc. – as well as perhaps the Centre’s collaborative effort to submit research proposals. The amount of administrative duty will be minimal.
Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for three years commencing August/ September 2017, renewable subject to mutual agreement.
|How to apply|
Applicants should apply online: https://cuhk.taleo.net/careersection/cu_career_teach/jobdetail.ftl?job=160002C6 and upload their dossiers including CV, letters of recommendation and samples of work
|Web address to apply||https://cuhk.taleo.net/careersection/cu_career_tea...|
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
January 13, 2017, 11:59pm HKT
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://cuhk.taleo.net/careersection/cu_career_tea...|
|Contact name||Ms. Lauree Wang Lauree Wang (administrative issues); Hon-Lam Li (academic issues)|
|Contact phone||Lauree Wang: (852)39439467; Hon-Lam Li: (852)9582-8900|
|Time created||November 28, 2016, 9:31am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||June 16, 2017, 2:32am HKT|
|Last updated||December 2, 2016, 12:12am EST|
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