Recruitment Advertisement – Postdoctoral Fellow (23000124) | 香港中文大学 日本研究学科 Menu


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Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellowship in Japanese Studies. Applicants should (i) have a PhD degree in Japanese Studies or a related discipline obtained within the last three years; (ii) have native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese; (iii) be able to teach intermediate level of undergraduate courses related to Japanese studies; (iv) have outstanding research potential in a related field; (v) have good communication skills and the ability to work independently; and (vi) have a strong sense of responsibility.


Duties include (a) conducting research projects and assisting in writing research grant proposals; (b) teaching undergraduate course(s); (c) assisting class materials preparation, course administration and student interface for MA courses; (d) participating in activities organized both by the Department and the Research Centre for Comparative Japanese Studies; (e) giving public talks; (f) working with master and doctoral students; and (g) performing other departmental tasks as assigned.


Appointment will be made on contract basis for one year commencing August 2023.


Please upload the following documents in the online application: (1) a full curriculum vitae including academic qualifications, research experience, awards and publications (if any); (2) copies of academic certificates; (3) a research statement of no more than 1,000 words; (4) up to two writing sample(s) in English/Japanese; and (5) contact details of two referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for providing references.


For more information, please contact Ms. Helen Chan (Tel: (852) 3943 6466 or e-mail:



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: Department of Japanese Studies

Unposting Date

: May 31, 2023