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5 Mar 2023

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Research Institute for the Humanities, the Chinese University of Hong Kong 2023-25 Postdoctoral Fellowship

Institute Type:            College/University
Location:                     Hong Kong, China
Position:                      Postdoctoral Fellow

The Research Institute of the Humanities (RIH) in the Faculty of Arts at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) invites applications for 2 two-year postdoctoral fellowships that will begin in August 2023.

Expectations: During the two-year period, fellows are expected to work on a major research project, to attend RIH events, and to participate in the intellectual life in the Faculty of Arts at CUHK.

Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the research interests and focus areas in the Faculty of Arts as well as the strategic priorities of CUHK. It will be helpful for applicants to identify in their application faculty member(s) they wish to work with or consult during their fellowship at the RIH.

Eligibility: Applicants must have their doctoral degree conferred by the time of appointment, but should be no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctoral degree.

The fellowship appointment is non-renewable and cannot be held concurrently with other fellowships or academic positions.

Support: Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fellows will also be eligible for research support for attending conferences and for other scholarly activities. More detailed information will be provided at a later stage in the process.

How to apply: The application deadline is 5 March 2023. Awards will be announced early May 2023.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, current CV, a research statement of no more than 1,000 words, a 25-page writing sample, and a list of 3 referees.

Applications will be accepted online through the portal at the CUHK Human Resources Website.

Potential applicants may direct questions about the fellowship to Ms. Basmah Lok, project coordinator at the RIH, at

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