1.Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow (Hong Kong Basic Law) (1 post) [Ref. B/R/809/09]

2.Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow (Comparative Constitutional Law and Local Government) (1 post) [Ref. B/R/812/09]

in the School of Law (Appointment for 12 months commencing from January 2019 with possibility of extension)


Implementation of the Hong Kong Basic Law: Chinese and Comparative Constitutional Law Perspectives


Under the guidance of Principal Investigator (PI), the appointee is required to conduct research and produce high quality research outputs relating to Hong Kong Basic Law and Macau Basic Law, Comparative Local Government and Autonomy, and Human Rights in China; assist PI in editing research work; help organize seminars/conferences and other academic events; and perform any other duties as assigned.


A PhD in Law/Political Science, preferably specialized in Chinese and Comparative Constitutional Law/Local Government/Human Rights with a minimum of one year's postdoctoral experience. Relevant research experience and publication record, appropriate experience in organizing academic events, and excellent command of written and spoken English are required.  Preference will be given to candidates with training in Comparative Constitutional Law and excellent command of written and spoken Chinese.

Candidates with a PhD degree 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

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