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Postdoc (2 posts) in the School of Law (Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. B/R/897/09]


The School of Law at City University of Hong Kong invites applications to fill two postdoc vacancies from January 2021.  The appointees are expected to conduct research, publish high quality research papers in reputable refereed journals, participate in and contribute to seminars or working paper series, assist in organising events and perform other duties as assigned.  More generally, the appointees are expected to work towards securing a faculty position at a reputable law school.  Mentorship will be provided to the successful applicants.


A PhD degree from a reputable university with no more than 3 years’ experience after the award of a PhD degree.  The appointees should possess research experience with a demonstrated record of research output in the form of refereed journal articles or conference papers.  The School is particularly interested in the following areas, though applications from all areas are welcome:

  • Law and Technology (such as AI governance and ethics)
  • Commercial and Private Law Generally
  • Public Law and Governance


(For enquiries, please contact Professor Wai Yee WAN, Associate Dean of School of Law via email at "")

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.  The appointees must be in residence at City University of Hong Kong throughout the term of their appointments.

Information and Application

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

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts in English, copies of representative publications or writing, a two-three page statement of research interests, the names of 3 referees (including doctoral supervisor) and other supporting documents.  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.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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