Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Applications are invited for appointment as Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor in the School of Law.

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

The School of Law has three goals: becoming a world renowned centre for research and teaching of law; equipping students with global knowledge, skills and perspectives; and establishing a trusted relationship with local and international legal establishments.  These goals are reflected in the composition of the faculty, the curriculum and enrichment activities.  The School has also developed special programmes for judges from Mainland China, including LLM and JSD programmes.  These appointments are part of a strategy to enhance the School’s research performance.  It has recruited excellent talents at all levels in recent years and these appointments represent a determined effort to increase the size of faculty by recruiting high calibre staff. It is the School’s goal to provide quality legal education for students and to broaden their horizons.  The School offers a broad range of degree programmes: LLB, JD, LLMArbDR, LLM and PCLL. 


A PhD or equivalent qualification is normally required. Candidates must have a superior academic record, with demonstrable evidence of, or a strong potential for, excellence in scholarly research and teaching. They should in addition have the ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty community and to the University more generally.

Applications and nominations are invited for candidates offering expertise in all areas of law, applicants in the areas of Equity and Trusts; Law and Technology; Private Law; and Property Law are particularly welcomed.

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Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). 

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website and via the apply button. Nominations can be sent directly to the Dean of School of Law [Email : ].  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

Further information on the posts and the University is available at , or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. 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 #48, and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

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