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Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies – (21000292)



Department/ Unit: Department of Japanese Studies
Closing Date: February 28, 2022


Applicants must apply on-line:


The Department invites applications for an Associate/ Assistant Professorship in Japanese studies. 

Applicants should have: (i) internationally recognized research records in both publications and grant applications; (ii) experiences in administration and serving the academic community; (iii) rich experiences in teaching and positive teaching evaluations; (iv) leadership skills and collegial spirit; (v) native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese.

Applicants specializing in fields such as literature, cultural studies, art, media studies, history, anthropology and other related areas are welcome to apply. 


Duties include (a) teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) conducting world-class scholarly research in related field; (c) supervising research postgraduate students; (d) project coordination; (e) mentoring students; (f) committee work and other administrative duties as assigned. 

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2022, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Extensive research funding is available on a competitive basis. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure:
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. Please upload (1) a full CV with list of refereed publications; (2) contact details of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for providing references; (3) up to two writing sample(s); (4)  teaching evaluations within past three years; and (5) a statement of teaching and research interests. 


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


Job: Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts

Organization: Department of Japanese Studies

Unposting Date: Feb 28, 2022

Applicants must apply on-line: