Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong

Position ID:HKU-Faculty of Social Sciences-AP [#8677]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Citizenship for Sustainability
Position Location:NA, Hong Kong [map]
Subject Area: Social Sciences
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/12/06)
Position Description:    

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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.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Citizenship for Sustainability (Ref.: 201601553)

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Citizenship for Sustainability in the Faculty of Social Sciences (as tenure home) and the Faculty of Engineering, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in environmental policy, sustainability science or related fields and demonstrated teaching and research strengths with a proven ability to secure research funding. Their publications should show an ability to conduct interdisciplinary research on environmental policy, sustainability science, and citizen engagement. Those with interests in methods for computational statistics, big data analytics, spatial and longitudinal analysis, or other areas of social data analytics are especially encouraged to apply. The appointee will teach, administer and develop courses in both undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to 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., a research statement and a teaching statement to fosshr@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes January 15, 2017.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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