Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
City University of Hong Kong - Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law
Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong is a fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications are invited for: 

Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law (Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. B/R/838/03] 

Duties : Conduct research and produce high quality research outputs relating to Civil Law, Commercial Law, and Chinese and Comparative Law; present research outputs and participate in and contribute to seminars and working paper series; assist in organizing events and day-to-day administration of RCCL; and perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements : A PhD degree with ideally no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience; excellent academic qualification in Contract Law, Tort Law, Property Law, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law and Comparative Law; ability to publish research outputs in English; appropriate experience in conducting academic legal research; and demonstrated potential for excellence in research are required. Preference will be given to candidates with a decent publication record.

Candidates with a PhD degree plus appropriate experience or outstanding research performance may be considered for appointment as Research Fellow.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic. 

Information and Application

Further information on the RCCL, the posts and the University is available at and, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : /Fax: 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an application letter, current curriculum vitae, sample writing, other supporting documents, and the names of 3 referees (including doctoral supervisor) to the Director of RCCL ( Applications will receive full consideration until the positions are filled and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage. 

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd (QS survey 2020), and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

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