Mon, 9 Feb 2004 12:19:47 –0500
Private Law Teaching Opportunity
post this on behalf of Ms Lusina Ho, Associate Professor of our
Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong:
UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
University of Hong Kong is at the international forefront of higher
learning and research, with more than 100 teaching departments and
sub divisions of studies, and more than 60 research institutes and
centres. Current enrolment includes 10,000 undergraduates and 7,000
postgraduates from 48 countries. English is the medium of instruction.
The University is committed to international standards for excellence
in scholarship and research.
Professor in the Department of Law
(Ref.: RF 2003/2004 142)
are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department
of Law, tenable from September 1, 2004 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The appointment will initially be made on a three-year fixed term
basis, with the possibility of renewal.
Department of Law plays a leading role in legal education in Hong
Kong and Asia, through its undergraduate programme, postgraduate
research programmes, and various taught postgraduate programmes
covering a range of legal subject areas. It seeks to maintain its
position as a leading research and teaching institution in corporate
and financial law, constitutional law, human rights law and PRC
commercial law. It is the largest and oldest law teaching institution
in Hong Kong, currently consisting of 33 teaching members, and an
undergraduate and postgraduate student body of approximately 650
students. Further information about the Department can be obtained
should possess a good Bachelor's degree in Law from a common law
jurisdiction and a postgraduate qualification in the legal field.
A track record in conducting legal research, as well as teaching
experience, is also expected. The appointee should be able to teach
at the undergraduate level in at least two of the basic common law
subjects (e.g. contract, tort, equity and trust, personal and real
property, legal skills and writing).
highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity
and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling
up to 15% of basic salary.
current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15.5% of gross income.
The appointment carries leave, and medical and dental benefits.
The provision of housing benefits (where applicable) is subject
particulars and application forms (272/302 amended) can be obtained
or from the Appointments Unit (Senior), Registry, The University
of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Fax: (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058; E mail:
February 29, 2004.
University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
a No-Smoking Policy.
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