Research Assistant Professor / Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (PR051/12-13)
The appointee is expected to conduct independent research, submit grant proposals, and undertake consultation studies on one of the above areas, especially in the study of urban developmental issues in Hong Kong and mainland China. Successful candidate appointed at the RAP rank is also expected to perform teaching duties.
Applicants should possess a PhD Degree at the time of appointment in any of the following or cognate disciplines: Environmental Studies and Management, Urban and Economic Geography, Sociology, and Urban Studies.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants are requested to send in three samples of their most recent publications, and request two referees to send confidential reference letters to the Personnel Office directly. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms & conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 30 November 2012
DAVID C LAM INSTITUTE FOR EAST-WEST STUDIES (LEWI)
LEWI was founded in 1995 as a university-wide research centre at Hong Kong Baptist University to promote research in the social sciences and humanities, and as a consortium of universities aiming at cultivating international academic exchange and collaboration. Currently LEWI is embarking on a number of research projects in the following areas (Please refer to the LEWI webpage for details: lewi.hkbu.edu.hk/):
l Mobility and Urbanization;
l Environment, Health and Sustainability; and
l Cross-Cultural Studies.