Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Anthropology (Archaeology)
Hong Kong (HK)
Closing date
Dec 9, 2021

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Anthropology (Archaeology)

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

(Ref: 210002FT) (Closing date: December 31, 2021)

The Department of Anthropology is seeking an outstanding candidate for Associate/ Assistant Professorship (tenure-track) specializing in Archaeology with geographical focus in Asia.

Applicants should:

(i)     have a PhD degree in anthropology/archaeology with geographical focus in Asia;

(ii)     have published in international journals;

(iii)    be able to teach courses relating to archaeology or cultural heritage such as:

        (a) Archaeology of China

        (b) China's Cultural Heritage

        (c) Human Evolution

        (d) Museums and Anthropology

        (e) Preserving Cultural Heritage

        (f) Understanding Archaeology

(iv)    be able to supervise students' projects and postgraduate theses related to archaeology and cultural heritage; and

(v)    assist in administrative duties

Excellent English is essential and Chinese language ability is an advantage. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for three years initially commencing August 2022, which, subject to mutual agreement and performance, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Please indicate the rank you are applying for in your application.  Further information about the Department of Anthropology is available at

Application Procedure

Please submit your application online at with the following documents:

•     Cover letter that describes research interests and plans as well as teaching experience

•     A full curriculum vitae

•     Copies of up to three publications

•     Copies of academic credentials

•     Names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for providing references.

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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