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Assistant / Associate Professor in Analytic Philosophy (Tenure Track) (210002W3)

Department of Philosophy, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Department/ Unit: Department of Philosophy

Closing Date: February 15, 2022

The Department of Philosophy at CUHK is the biggest philosophy program in Hong Kong. It is pluralistic, with equal strengths in analytic, Asian and Continental philosophy. It has been consistently ranked as the best 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 position in Analytic Philosophy. AOS: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Logic, and/or Philosophy of Science, AOC: Open. Applicants should have a relevant PhD by the time of employment.

Duties include (a) pursuing academic research and publications; (b) applying for external research grants; (c) teaching four courses a year over two semesters in philosophy (undergraduate and graduate) and general education; (d) supervising and examining postgraduate students; and (e) assisting in administrative work in the Department, College, Faculty, and University.

Complete dossier should include (a) a cover letter, indicating what rank you are applying for and explaining why you think you are best suited for the position; (b) a CV, with a complete list of publications (attach the acceptance letter for an accepted but unpublished paper); (c) a research statement; (d) a teaching statement; (e) three representative papers, published or unpublished; (f) previous teaching evaluations if any; and (g) three confidential reference letters.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 ( or be mailed to Chairman, Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong. Letters of reference should be sent directly by referees by mail at the above address or email at Applicants are responsible for the completion of their application materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

The appointment will initially be made on contract basis for 3 years, or possibly tenured (for Associate Professor), commencing August 2022, which, subject to budget, performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

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