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Advertisement: Temporary Assistant Professor in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Japanese Studies)
Date: 4 May 2016 
School of Modern Languages and Cultures, The University of Hong Kong.
Applications are invited for appointment as temporary Assistant Professor in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Japanese Studies), to commence from September 1, 2016 for a period of 9 months.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Japanese Studies or related field. Experience in teaching will be an advantage but fresh doctoral degree graduates are also welcome to apply. They should have a record of research and publication commensurate with the career stage; good interpersonal skills; and the ability to work independently and responsibly and with a team. 

The appointee must contribute to the teaching of four Japanese Studies credit-bearing content courses in any of the following areas: popular culture, business, literature or Sino-Japanese relations. Information about the Japanese Studies Programme can be obtained at Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Janet Borland (email:

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., sample syllabus or syllabi of proposed undergraduate courses, teaching evaluation (if available), and arrange for 2 confidential references (quoting the advertisement reference number) to be sent directly by the referees, to Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until May 31, 2016 or until the position is filled.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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