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Applications are invited for:-

Department of Geography and Resource Management
Assistant Professor

(Ref. 1213/127(375)/2) (Closing date: April 30, 2013)

The Department offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, including a new BSSc programme in Urban Studies which is co-organized with the School of Architecture. The Urban Studies Programme seeks an outstanding candidate with a PhD degree in urban studies, geography or other related disciplines, specializing in housing studies and sustainable urban development. Applicants should also have (i) demonstrated excellence in teaching and research; (ii) a track record of being a professionally active member in transferring knowledge in the field; (iii) a proven record/a great potential of gaining competitive research grants and strong research productivity as evidenced by scholarly publications. Preference will be given to those with substantial experience in urban studies in China and the Asia-Pacific region. The appointee will teach both introductory and advanced courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as general education courses. Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing January 2014, which, subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.

Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure
Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers, together with names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong (Fax: (852) 3943 1462) by the closing date. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application - Confidential’ on cover.


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