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Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

Postdoc at City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong announces a 12-month postdoc in comparative philosophy.  The job ad can be viewed here:  http://tinyurl.com/cityu-postdoc , and the full text is pasted below.  Note the early application deadline of November 8.

City University of Hong Kong

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’ talent and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications are invited for :

 Postdoctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Public Policy
Job Ref.: C/R/906/03
Project : Korean Philosophy in Comparative Perspectives

Duties : Undertake active research in one of the core areas: China Studies, Environmental Policy, Politics, Public Management or Urban Studies. The appointee will be required to undertake some tutorial duties.  The appointment will be for 12 months with possibility of extension.

Requirements : A PhD in a pertinent field. For post (1), specialization in comparative philosophy and command of at least one East Asian language are required. Preference will be given to those working in Korean and comparative philosophy, broadly construed. A sophisticated command of Classical Chinese is highly desirable. For post (2), research and teaching match in one of the other areas: China Studies, Environmental Policy, Politics, Public Management or Urban Studies is required. Evidence of teaching ability including student evaluations should be provided if available.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application
Additional information and application form are obtainable at http://www.cityu.edu.hk or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. The closing date is 8 November 2013. Please quote the reference number in the application and submit via email athrojob@cityu.edu.hk, fax at 2788 1154/3442 0311 or by post to the Human Resources Office. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked 5th among the world’s top 50 universities
under the age of 50 in the Quacquarelli Symonds 2013 survey. http://www.cityu.edu.hk

October 25th, 2013 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Job Opening | no comments

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