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Professor(s)/ Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s) in Private Law
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Date Posted Nov. 11, 2022
Title Professor(s)/ Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s) in Private Law
University The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Department Faculty of Law
Application Deadline Dec. 31, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Faculty of Law

Professor(s)/ Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s) in Private Law

(Ref: 220002YX) (Closing date: December 31, 2022)

The Faculty of Law (CUHK LAW) is one of the most dynamic and successful law schools in Asia. Since admitting its first cohort of students in 2006, CUHK LAW has grown significantly in scale and reputation. In 2022-23, over 1,300 students are enrolled in CUHK LAW programmes (LLB, LLM, JD, PCLL and MPhil /PhD). CUHK LAW is proud of its excellence in teaching and research. The 2020 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) conducted by the Hong Kong University Grants Committee recognized CUHK LAW’s research strength by rating 83% of its  research activities  as “world leading” (4*) or “internationally excellent” (3*). CUHK LAW has a strong international outlook with over twenty jurisdictions (by origin or training) represented by its academic staff. In 2018 CUHK LAW was the most international law school globally according to the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking exercise. Further information about CUHK LAW is available at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/law.

Research Excellence: https://www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/app/research-excellence/

Teaching Excellence: https://www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/app/teaching-excellence/

CUHK LAW now invites applications for appointment(s) as Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Private Law (i.e. in contract law, tort law and/or unjust enrichment law and property law) to re-enforce the activities of the CUHK LAW CCTL Obligations Lab Asia (https://www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/app/centre-for-comparative-and-transnational-law/obligations-lab-asia/).  Applicants are expected to demonstrate their research and teaching excellence during the recruitment process. CUHK LAW encourages applications from candidates whose background and experience will enhance the diversity of its faculty.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W N Cheung Start-up Grant in Private Law Research at CUHK LAW

Successful applicants with a proven track record of outstanding research/great prospect of conducting research in the area of Private Law will be considered for the “Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W N Cheung Start-up Grant in Private Law Research at CUHK LAW”. The Start-Up Grant carries the award of HK$500,000 (for Professors) or HK$250,000 (for Assistant and Associate Professors) to support research activities in the area of Law of Obligations. Further information is available at https://www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/app/JC-Grant-Private-Law-Research/.

Appointees are expected to contribute to research, teaching and service. Applicants for appointment as Professor must have a demonstrated record of leadership in all three domains. Applicants for appointment as Associate Professor and Assistant Professor should be able to show their potential for leadership in all three domains.

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applicants who would like to discuss the opening informally are invited to contact the Faculty Dean at deanoflaw@cuhk.edu.hk.

Join Us – We are CUHK LAW!

Application procedures:

Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of research, a publication list and/ or abstracts of selected published papers, copies of qualification documents, and contact details of three referees who have agreed to provide references. The deadline for applications is 31 December 2022.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.

 


 
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