Assistant Professor in Anglo-American Philosophy (non-tenure track)

Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Philosophy at CUHK is the biggest philosophy program in Hong Kong. It is pluralistic, with equal strengths in analytic, Chinese, and Continental philosophy. It has been consistently ranked as the top Philosophy Department in Asia and one of the best worldwide. More information about the department can be found at:

The Department now invites applications for a non-tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Anglo-American philosophy. [AOS: Open (preference given to ethics and philosophy of mind). AOC: Ethics] Salary Competitive.

Applicants should have a PhD in philosophy by the time of employment. Duties include, among others, (a) pursuing academic research and publications; (b) teaching four courses a year over two semesters in philosophy (undergraduate and graduate) and general education; and (c) assisting in administrative work in the Department, College, Faculty, and University.

Complete dossier should include (a) a cover letter, explaining why you think you are best suited for the position; (b) a CV, with a complete list of publications; (c) a research statement; (d) a teaching statement; (e) up to three representative papers, published or unpublished; (f) previous teaching evaluations if any; and (g) three confidential reference letters. Except item (g), the dossiers should be submitted online at the website of Human Resources Office, the Chinese University of Hong Kong ( Letters of reference should be sent directly by referees by mail or email to Chairman, Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong; Applicants are responsible for the completion of their application materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The appointment will initially be made on a contract basis for two years commencing January 1, 2022, which is renewable up to total of five year subject to budget, performance and mutual agreement.

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