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One to Three Positions as Global Academic Fellow (100%)

Global Academic Fellows
Department of Law

Applications are invited for appointments as Global Academic Fellow in the Department of Law, to commence in August 2022 or January 2023, for a period of two years.

The Global Academic Fellows Program was created to provide outstanding and aspiring legal academics with time and resources to transition into the global teaching market. Fellows will have access to an internationally leading faculty for mentorship, affiliation with related research centers, and funding for attending academic conferences to present their work. Other opportunities will include teaching fellows’ own course or gaining experience in core courses, and organizing funded academic conferences in your field. Applicants should have completed their final degrees (JD, JSD, or PhD) before the start of their appointments, unless they possess significant practice experience.

One to three fellows will be appointed each year, and will be expected to be in residence at HKU and devote their time primarily to their own research and preparation for entering the international teaching market. Fellows will be provided shared office space and administrative support when needed. Information about the Department of Law and the Faculty of Law can be found at:

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave, housing subsidy, relocation expenses and full medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. Additionally, all shortlisted candidates will be nominated for HKU’s Presidential Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Each of these nominations potentially represents additional salary, research funds and the optional extension of the fellowship for a third year. Address any specific questions to the Director at:

Please be prepared to upload the following four components: 1) an updated CV, 2) a three page research agenda (including past, current and future projects), 3) a list of at least three academic references, and 4) a writing sample (under 50 pages).


Applicants should apply at:

Closes Jan. 3rd, 2022.


Organisation: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Law
Deadline: 03/01/2022
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