Worldwide Search for Talent
City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas.
The School of Law has three goals: becoming a world renowned centre for research and teaching of law; equipping students with global knowledge, skills and perspectives; and establishing a trusted relationship with local and international legal establishments. These goals are reflected in the composition of the faculty, the curriculum and enrichment activities. The School has also developed special programmes for judges from Mainland China, including LLM and JSD programmes. These appointments are part of a strategy to enhance the School’s research performance. It has recruited excellent talents at all levels in recent years and these appointments represent a determined effort to increase the size of faculty by recruiting high calibre staff.
It is the School’s goal to provide quality legal education for students and to broaden their horizons. The School offers a broad range of degree programmes: LLB, JD, LLMArbDR, LLM, JSD and PCLL.
Applications and nominations are invited for candidates offering expertise in all areas of law. The University may appoint up to four Chair Professors/Professors, and a suitable appointee at the level of Chair Professor/Professor may be appointed as the Director of Hong Kong Centre for Maritime and Transportation Law on a concurrent basis.
Chair Professor / Professor
Requirements : A PhD or equivalent qualification is normally required. Candidates must have a superior academic record, with demonstrable evidence of excellence in scholarly research and teaching. They should in addition have the ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty community and to the University more generally.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.