Applications are invited for:-
Divinity School of Chung Chi College, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies
Director and Professor/Associate Professor
(Closing date: December 20, 2018)
The Divinity School of Chung Chi College is an academic unit in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, offering study programmes in Theology and Christian Studies. Together with four supporting Churches (the Church of Christ in China (Hong Kong Council), the Tsung Tsin Mission, the Methodist Church, and the Hong Kong and Pentecostal Holiness Church), the School also aims at training pastoral workers, raising the level of theologizing of the laity, and promoting theological research. Further information on the Department and the Divinity School is available at http://www.crs.cuhk.edu.hk/ and http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/theology/ respectively. The School now invites applications and nominations of qualified candidates for the above post.
Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD or ThD degree; (ii) an established record of scholarship appropriate for an academic appointment at Professor/Associate Professor level; (iii) solid relationship with the Divinity School of Chung Chi College and the supporting Churches of the School; (iv) experience in providing theological education and outstanding publication records (as supported by evidence of funded projects); (v) pastoral experience, including voluntary church leadership work; (vi) administrative experience; and (vii) a good command of English and Chinese (including Putonghua).
The selected candidate will be offered an academic appointment (at Professor or Associate Professor rank) jointly in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies and the Divinity School of Chung Chi College, to be held concomitantly with an appointment also as the Director of the Divinity School of Chung Chi College. The appointee will be required to reside on campus.
Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing August 2020, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.