Multiple positions, Dept. of Anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for faculty posts at Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor levels, in sociocultural anthropology (1 to 2 posts) and in archaeology and heritage management (1 post). Geographical areas of specialty should be China, Southeast Asia, or South Asia.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in anthropology; (ii) proficiency in English; and (iii) a strong publication record. Ability to speak Cantonese and to supervise postgraduate student theses written in Chinese will be advantages, but not essential.

Apart from teaching and research, the appointees will assist in promotion of the Department’s postgraduate programmes and other administrative assignments.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for two to three years initially commencing August 2015, which, subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

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Submitted by Gordon Mathews, Chairperson, Dept. of Anthropology, CUHK