Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Buddhist Art and Culture in the Centre of Buddhist Studies
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Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Buddhist Art and Culture in the Centre of Buddhist Studies (Ref.: 201701390)
Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Buddhist Arts and Culture in the Centre of Buddhist studies, to commence on September 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis.
The Centre promotes innovative thinking and new horizons for Buddhist studies and research. Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.buddhism.hku.hk.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in Buddhist studies with at least three years of teaching and supervision experience in a recognized tertiary institution. They should have a distinguished record in teaching Buddhist arts and culture, an international research and publication record, and good knowledge in Chinese Buddhist manuscripts and Buddhist art. They should also be able to read classical Chinese Buddhist scriptures. Those with field work experiences in ancient Buddhist sites are preferred.
The appointee will contribute to undergraduate teaching, the Common Core Curriculum, the taught postgraduate programme and the research postgraduate programmes, and will be expected to apply for external grants. He/She will also carry out administrative duties as appropriate to their rank.
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., contact details of at least three referees and other supporting materials to the Centre at email@example.com. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk. Closes December 15, 2017.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women, the Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified women to apply.
|Secondary Categories:||Art / Art History
Religious Studies and Theology