[URBANTH-L]JOB: U of Hong Kong, Anthropology, Asst. Prof.
bvergara at sfsu.edu
Wed Apr 5 10:20:41 EDT 2006
The University of Hong Kong is at the international forefront of higher
learning and research, with more than 100 teaching departments and
sub-divisions of studies, and more than 60 research institutes and
centres. It has over 20,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from
48 countries. English is the medium of instruction. The University is
committed to international standards for excellence in scholarship and
Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Anthropology
Applications are invited for appointment as Associate
Professor/Assistant Professor in Anthropology in the Department of
Sociology, tenable from September 1, 2006. The appointment will
initially be made on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social/Cultural
Anthropology, with a good publication record and concrete future plans
for publications. Preference will be given to those with a strong
research interest in Asia, in particular East and South East Asia, as
well as a proven capability in areas like religion, food and culture,
tourism, gender and sexuality, diasporic studies and transnationalism.
Proficiency in an Asian language would be an advantage. The appointee
should be able to teach a range of core courses in Anthropology and
Sociology including research theories and methods, and will also be
expected to teach the introductory courses.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not
exceed 16% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end
gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme,
totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and
medical/dental benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Further particulars and application forms (272/302 amended) can be
obtained at https://extranet.hku.hk/apptunit/; or from the Appointments
Unit (Senior), Human Resource Section, Registry, The University of Hong
Kong, Hong Kong (fax: (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058; e-mail:
apptunit at hkucc.hku.hk). Closes April 30, 2006.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a
More information about the URBANTH-L