Research Assistant Professor in various disciplines

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Doctorate or above
Location Kowloon Tong
Employment type Contract
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Education / Training > Others
Published On 20/10/2016

Leading the development of global social science for Hong Kong, the Faculty integrates innovative scholarship with progressive whole person education. Academic faculty and students from our community of seven Departments and internationally recognised Centres combine disciplinary and professional approaches to contribute ground-breaking research, effective graduate supervision, and inspiring teaching at undergraduate/postgraduate levels. We are now seeking applicants, at all career stages, committed to the pursuit of academic excellence to join us.

Geography (PR126/16-17) – Any fields of Human Geography, such as Urban Geography, Urban Studies and Planning, Transport Geography, Economic Geography, etc.

Physical Education (PR127/16-17) – Sport Science, Sport Management

The appointees are expected to conduct research and contribute to teaching in any of the above areas. Applicants should possess a relevant doctoral degree or equivalent qualifications with strong potential in research.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing December 2016. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Application Procedure
Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from; 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. For Posts 1 to 4: Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results. For Posts 1 and 2: Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct. For Post 4: Applicants are requested to send in statements of teaching and research interest. For Posts 1 to 4: Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. For Post 5: Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks 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
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date for Posts 1 and 2: 19 November 2016
Closing date for Posts 3 to 5: 29 October 2016