Global Academic Fellow in the Department of Law

Global Academic Fellow in the Department of Law

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22 Oct 15 Dec Hongkong

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Applications are invited for appointments as Global Academic Fellow in the Department of Law, to commence in August 2024 or January 2025, for a period of two years.

Job description

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.

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 also teach one course per year to further develop their teaching portfolios. 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:


University of Hong Kong


Applicants should have completed their final degrees (JD, JSD, or PhD) before the start of their appointments, unless they possess significant practice experience.

Conditions of employment

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. Fellows will be supported applying for additional funding from Hong Kong and HKU sources.

Previous and current fellows, along with their placements, can be found at the Global Fellows website at:


  • Education; Research, development, innovation; Postdoc
  • Law
  • Doctorate
  • AT UHK 523185


University of Hong Kong

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