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201116 Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Job Title: Assistant Professor - (200001TV)
Department/ Unit: Department of Sociology
Closing Date:  December 21, 2020


The Department of Sociology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong has long been one of the strongest sociology departments in Asia. It offers PhD, MPhil, MA and BSSc programmes. The Department invites applications for a tenure track post at the rank of Assistant Professor in any area of specialization. Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in sociology; (ii) strong evidence of high-quality research and publications in sociology; and (iii) proven ability of effective teaching.

Appointment will normally be made on a contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation. The preferred commencement for the appointment is in early August 2021 but may be negotiated.

The application package shall be submitted online at The package should include a letter of interest, CV, copies of academic credentials, a teaching statement, a research statement, details of courses taught and evaluation results (if available), and a graduate school transcript (for applicants who have obtained their doctorates for less than three years).  Three reference letters will be requested later.

Information about the Department is available at For further questions, please write to us at


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