The Division of Social Science seeks to appoint a Research Assistant Professor in the field of Science, Technology, and Society (STS), to join us during the Summer 2005 (pending budgetary approval). We invite applications from candidates with appropriate teaching experience and an excellent research record in the social studies of science and technology and/or innovation systems research. We particularly welcome scholars who have a strong research program related to development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Appointments will be for a 2 year period beginning in July 2005, with the possibility of renewal. The appointee will be required to teach three courses a year at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. No administrative duties will be required. Candidates must be holders of a doctoral degree. The successful appointee will be expected to secure funding for a major research project, either based on existing sources or via a proposal submitted to the HKSAR Research Grants Council in Fall 2005.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include medical and dental benefits and annual leave. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of the contract.

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Applicants should send a letter of application, including a statement of teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, samples of published work ,and three recommendation letters to Search Committee Chair, Division of Social Science, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax: (852) 2335-0014; E-mail: [email protected]].

Deadline for application is 31 January 2005.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)

Contact Info: Search Committee Chair Division of Social Science The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong Fax: (852) 2335-0014 Email: [email protected] Website: