Post-doctoral Fellow in the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a recent Ph.D. degree in a major university in History, Anthropology, Science, Technology and Society (STS), or a related discipline specialized in technology and culture in Asia.  They should be fluent in English and at least one East Asian language. The appointee will work under Professor Angela Leung in her Collaborative Research Fund Project “Making Modernity in East Asia: Technologies of Everyday Life, 19th – 21stCenturies” (C7011-16G) (http://www.hkihss.hku.hk/mmea) to assist the project team in research-related liaison, coordination and administrative work.  He/She will also engage in the construction and maintenance of the project website-cum-virtual museum.

The Institute was established in 2001 with a mission to promote innovative, cross-disciplinary scholarship with a focus on China and Asia. Further information about the Institute can be obtained at http://www.hkihss.hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. and personal statement of research to ihsshrfi@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.   Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled or until September 30, 2017, whichever is the earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

Deadline

  • September 30, 2017

Job notice on HKIHSS website


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