Research Assistant Professor

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Anthropology
Hong Kong (HK)
Mar 26, 2021
Apr 25, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Anthropology
Research Assistant Professor

(Ref. 210000HX) (Closing date: April 23, 2021)

The Department is seeking outstanding candidate for Research Assistant Professorship specialized in anthropology with geographical focus in Asia or transnational processes that relate to Asia.

Ideal candidate should have (i) a PhD degree in social or cultural anthropology; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research; and (iii) a good track record of publishing.  

Successful candidate will be expected to (a) conduct top-tier independent and joint research; (b) apply for RGC GRF grants and similar external competitive grants once a year; (c) teach one undergraduate/postgraduate course once a year throughout the three-year contract; and (d) participate in Departmental life.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Appointment will be made on contract basis for three years commencing August 2021. The start date will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Further information about the Department of Anthropology is available at

Application Procedure
Please submit an application online at with the following documents (1) cover letter; (2) detailed CV; (3) research proposal (three single-spaced pages); (4) one representative publication; and (5) names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing evaluation letters.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit


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