Faculty of Arts (04000)
Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts
The Society of Fellows in the Humanities is a prestigious
initiative that aims to attract exceptional, early-career
postdoctoral scholars from around the world to Asia's global
university. Located in one of the world's most dynamic cities and
on Mainland China's doorstep, the University of Hong Kong offers
unique opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research through its
commitment to innovation and interdisciplinarity.
The Faculty of Arts is one of the University's oldest and largest
faculties and is consistently recognized as the first in Asia for
the Arts and Humanities. Its international outlook is reflected in
the incredible diversity of its staff and students and its
collaborations with other top universities around the globe.
Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Society of Fellows in the
The Society is seeking outstanding applicants for up to five
Post-doctoral Fellowships, to commence on August 1, 2022 or as soon
as possible thereafter, for a period of three years.
The Society aims to establish a vibrant research community in which
Fellows interact with each other and other members of the Faculty.
Fellows will be expected to teach two courses during the term of
their appointment, and are required to submit a brief, annual
summary of their activities and accomplishments. The University of
Hong Kong is an English-medium university. A host department within
the Faculty of Arts will be selected on the basis of a Fellow’s
proposed area of research.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree conferred after January 1, 2019
but not later than June 30, 2022. They will not be currently
employed in tenure-track positions.
A highly competitive package including housing allowance, medical
benefits, annual leave, and conference and research support will be
offered to the successful applicants. At current rates, salaries
tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
The University only accepts online application for the above post.
Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., cover
letter (not exceeding 300 words), a research proposal (not
exceeding 1500 words), and a writing sample to the Faculty via the
online system. Applicants shall arrange three letters of
recommendation to be sent directly to the Society at email@example.com
by the referees. The
application will be vetted by a panel of scholars from across the
spectrum of the arts and the humanities. Further particulars can be
obtained from https://www.sof.arts.hku.hk/
Closes January 7, 2022
. Successful applicants will be
notified by the end of March 2022.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The
Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all
genders to apply.
Nov 4, 2021 (HK Time)
Jan 7, 2022 (HK Time)