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Recruitment for Lecturer in Political Theory (Ref. no.:201801586)

Posted On: 2018-10-11

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, to commence on August 15, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in relevant disciplines, preferably with a Ph.D. degree. They should have at least 3 years’ teaching experience at tertiary level, particularly in contemporary political theory such as democratic theory and practice, theories of justice, and global political theory. Experience in teaching applied ethics, the history of Western political thought or comparative political thought would be an advantage. The appointee is   also  expected  to  take  up  administrative  duties. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://ppa.hku.hk.

A highly competitive  salary commensurate with  qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a  retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Please note that the University will not offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a letter of interest, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations to the Department at ppahr@hku.hk. They should also arrange for three confidential references (quoting the job reference number) to be sent directly by the referees to ppahr@hku.hk. Please quote the job reference no. and post title in the e-mail subject. 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/. Review of applications will start from 15 November, 2018  and continue until 30 November, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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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