Job ref no.: B/R/791/03 & B/R/792/03
City University of Hong Kong

Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow

City University of Hong Kong

  • Competitive pay

1. Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow (Hong Kong Basic Law and Comparative Constitutional Law) (2 posts) [Ref. B/R/791/03]
2. Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow (Judicial Reform in Mainland China) (1 post) [Ref. B/R/792/03]
in the School of Law 

Duties : Conduct research and produce high quality research outputs relating to Hong Kong Basic Law and Comparative Constitutional Law or Judicial Reform in Mainland China, participate in and contribute to seminars or working paper series, assist in organizing events, and perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointment will be for 12 months with possibility of extension.

Requirements : A PhD with no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience.  Excellent academic qualification in Chinese and Comparative Law, good command of written and spoken English, and appropriate experience in conducting academic legal research are required.  Good command of written and spoken Chinese is a plus.  Preference will be given to candidates with training in both Chinese Law and Common Law/Continental European Legal System.

Candidates with a PhD plus appropriate experience or outstanding research performance may be considered for appointment as Research Fellow.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application
Further information on the School of Law, the posts and the University is available at and, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an application letter, current curriculum vitae, sample writing, other supporting documents, and the names of 3 referees (including doctoral supervisor) to Prof. LIN Feng of the School of Law [Email:].  Applications will receive full consideration until the positions are filled and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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More job information
Job ref no. B/R/791/03 & B/R/792/03 (CT3116586-01#0007)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Kowloon Tong
Employment Term
  • Temporary
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree