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Research Associate/Postdoc in the Centre for Public Affairs and Law (Appointment for 24 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. B/R/913/09]



  1. Conduct research for the Centre, including literature review, data collection and data analysis;
  2. Prepare various publications, including policy papers, marketing and publicity materials;
  3. Assist the directors and associate directors of the Centre in handling administrative matters;
  4. Organize/coordinate scholarly activities and events; and
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.


A PhD degree in Political Science/Sociology/Law or a related discipline, with no more than 3 years of experience after the award of a PhD degree.  The appointee should possess research experience in contentious politics, law and society or a related field; high analytical and methodological skills; the ability to work independently within a team; and an excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.  Track record in research project and journal publication a plus.

Candidates with a PhD degree plus at least 3 years' relevant experience after the award of a PhD degree may be considered for appointment as Research Associate.

(For enquiries, please contact Dr. Edmund W. CHENG via email at “” or Professor Guobin ZHU 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.

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 Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the positions are filled.  Applications will receive full consideration 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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