Job Opening: Japanese studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Institution: Chinese University of Hong Kong
Location:  Hong Kong
Position:  Assistant Professor

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Japanese Studies
Assistant Professor
(Ref. 160001X1)

The Master of Arts Programme in Japanese Studies, under the Department of Japanese Studies, is looking for a dynamic candidate to fill a non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor. For details of the Programme, please visit

Applicants should (i) have a relevant PhD degree; (ii) be dedicated to teaching; (iii) have an excellent record of research with a record of success in grant applications; (iv) be able to work well as a team member; and (v) have native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese. Applicants with expertise in Japanese culture and society are particularly welcome.

Duties include (a) teaching postgraduate courses related to Japanese culture; (b) project coordination; (c) mentoring students; (d) managing administration and curriculum development of the Programme; and (e) committee work.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to two years initially commencing August 2017, renewable subject to performance, availability of funding and mutual agreement.

Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.


Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit should upload a full CV, contact details of three referees, writing samples, past teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching and research interests.For more information, please contact Ms. Helen Chan (Tel: (852) 3943 6466 or e-mail:

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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