Recruitment of Associate Professor / Assistant Professor – (200001K4)
Department / Unit: Department of Philosophy
Closing Date: January 4 2021
AOS: Continental European Philosophy (preferences for phenomenology and contemporary French philosophy)
The Department of Philosophy at CUHK is the biggest philosophy program in Hong Kong. It is pluralistic, with equal strengths in analytic, Asian and Continental philosophy. It has been consistently ranked as the top Philosophy Department in Asia and one of the best worldwide. More information about the department can be found at: http://www.phil.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/web/
The Department now invites applications for TWO positions in Philosophy (including one advertised last year [reference no.:190001XU], which was not filled due to the pandemic; those who applied for that position last time are welcome to reapply) with specialization in Continental European Philosophy (preference for phenomenology and contemporary French philosophy). Exceptionally outstanding candidates may be considered for the Professor rank. Applicants should have a relevant PhD by the time of employment. While courses can be taught either in Chinese or English, Chinese language proficiency is a plus.
Duties include (a) pursuing academic research and publications; (b) applying for external research grants; (c) teaching four courses a year over two semesters in philosophy (undergraduate and graduate) and general education; (d) supervising and examining postgraduate students; and (e) assisting in administrative work in Department, College, Faculty, and University. Complete dossier should include (a) a cover letter, indicating what rank you are applying for and explaining why you are best suited for the position; (b) a CV, with a complete list of publications (attach the acceptance letter for an accepted but unpublished paper); (c) a research statement; (d) a teaching statement; (e) up to three representative papers, published or unpublished; (f) previous teaching evaluations if any; and (g) three confidential reference letters. Except item (g), the dossiers should be submitted online at the website of Human Resources Office, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (https://www.hro.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/career-opportunities) or be mailed to Chairman, Dept. of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong. Letters of reference should be sent directly by referees by mail at the above address or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are responsible for the completion of their application materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The appointments will initially be made on contract basis for up to 3 years commencing August 2021, which, subject to budget, performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.