Post-doctoral Fellow

Hong Kong University
April 30, 2024
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Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526166 Work type: Full-time Department: Centre on Contemporary China and the World (47700) Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow Hong Kong

Applications are invited for an appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Centre on Contemporary China and the World at the University of Hong Kong, to commence as soon as possible for 1-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Duties and Responsibilities

CCCW is seeking a highly analytical and rigorously trained researcher for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow, to conduct some or all original research and other tasks listed below:

  • work on projects related to Chinese politics, economy, society and foreign policy under the guidance of the Centre director or a senior fellow
  • revise their doctoral dissertation for publication
  • write a research paper and an opinion piece during the one-year long fellowship
  • design/refine research methodologies for the CCCW
  • coordinate data collection and analysis
  • support the organization of public events
  • assist in the preparation of the Centre's reports
  • perform other duties as assigned
  • Requirements

  • a Ph.D. degree in political science, international relations, economics, or a related discipline, from a reputable university
  • an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • a demonstrated understanding of Chinese politics, economy, society, China-U.S. relations and broader international affairs with record of publishing academic research papers
  • good interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • the ability to work independently and in a team
  • self-motivated and responsible
  • Successful candidates must be able to obtain the legal right to take up full-time employment and reside in Hong Kong during the Post-doctoral fellowship period. Visa and work authorization will be made possible for successful applicants through the Human Resources Department.
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a temporary basis for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online applications for the above post(s). Applicants should apply online at the University's Careers site (https: // and upload an up-to-date C.V. and three names of references and their email addresses. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2024 , or until the post(s) is/are filled, whichever is earlier.

    Advertised: Mar 21, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Apr 30, 2024 (HK Time)

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