Faculty of Law Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s)

China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Jan 05, 2021
Feb 04, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Faculty of Law (CUHK LAW) is one of the most dynamic and successful law schools in Asia. Since admitting its first cohort of students in 2006 CUHK LAW has grown significantly in scale and reputation. In 2020-21, CUHK LAW has more than 1,500 students enrolled in its programmes (LLB, LLM, JD, PCLL and MPhil / PhD). CUHK LAW is regularly ranked among the top 50 law schools worldwide. In 2018 CUHK LAW was the most international law school globally according to the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking exercise. CUHK LAW's strength in research was recognised in the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise conducted by the Hong Kong University Grants Committee when CUHK LAW was ranked ahead of all other law schools in Hong Kong with 64% of its research ranked as world leading or internationally significant. CUHK LAW has a strong international outlook with over twenty jurisdictions (by origin or training) reflected in its academic staff. CUHK LAW is committed to fostering diversity in its recruitment and encourages applications from all candidates whose background and experience will enhance the diversity of its faculty. Further information about CUHK LAW is available at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/law .

Research Excellence: https://www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/app/research-excellence/

Teaching Excellence: https://www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/app/teaching-excellence/

CUHK LAW now invites applications for appointment(s) as Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor. Applications are welcome from scholars in all areas of law. However, applicants with interests in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: Company Law, Commercial Law, Banking and Finance Law, Law and Technology, Tax Law, Energy and Environmental Law, International Sales and Investment Law (incl. Project Finance), Evidence, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, Land Law and Property Law (incl. Conveyancing).

CUHK LAW has a record of high-quality teaching and research. Applicants are expected to demonstrate their research and teaching excellence during the recruitment process.

Appointees are expected to contribute to research, teaching and service. Applicants for appointment as Professor must have a demonstrated record of leadership in all three domains. Applicants for appointment as Associate Professor and Assistant Professor should be able to show their potential for leadership in all three domains.

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applicants who would like to discuss the openings informally are invited to contact the Faculty Dean at deanoflaw@cuhk.edu.hk.

Application Procedure

Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of research, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers, copies of qualification documents, and contact details of three referees who have agreed to provide references.