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  • Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) in Law & Technology
    Faculty of Law
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    Applications are invited for:-

    Faculty of Law
    Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) in Law & Technology
    (Ref: 210002FY) (Closing date: December 31, 2021)

    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 2021-22, CUHK LAW has over 1,500 students enrolled in its programmes (LLB, LLM, JD, PCLL and MPhil /PhD). CUHK LAW is proud of its excellence in teaching and research. CUHK LAW’s strength in research was recognised in the 2020 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) conducted by the Hong Kong University Grants Committee when CUHK LAW research activities were again rated ahead of all other law schools in Hong Kong with 83% classified “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. CUHK LAW is committed to fostering diversity in its recruitment and encourages applications from candidates whose background and experience will enhance the diversity of its faculty. Further information about CUHK LAW is available at

    Research Excellence:

    Teaching Excellence:

    CUHK LAW now invites applications for appointment(s) as Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Law & Technology, i.e. one of the CUHK LAW focus areas (see Applicants are expected to demonstrate their research and teaching excellence during the recruitment process.

    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W N Cheung Start-up Grant in Law and Tech Research at CUHK LAW
    Successful applicants with a proven track record of outstanding research/great prospect of conducting research in the area of Law & Technology will be considered for the “Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W N Cheung Start-up Grant in Law and Tech 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 & Technology. Further information is available at

    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

    Application Procedure
    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 University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit


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