On behalf of the European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong (EUAP), the EU Centre in Singapore would like to highlight the EUAP’s call for Visiting Scholarship applications at the Postdoctoral level for research/teaching sojourns of four months duration (one semester) at EUAP institutions in Hong Kong during the fall/winter term in 2014.
Applications are now invited in the following area:
European Urban Geography
(Social, economic, cultural and intercultural aspects, with an emphasis on innovation concepts and urban management in large cities/urban agglomerations)
Successful applicants are expected to contribute to academic research and teaching in participating institutions, development of outreach activities, in particular briefing sessions for selected target audiences in Hong Kong political circles, civil society, business and the mass media, as well as conferences. The emphasis will be on communicating and interpreting current EU developments to selected target audiences. The applicant should also be able to contribute to establishing/strengthening academic cooperation between Hong Kong and Europe.
Review of applications will begin by mid-April 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. The envisaged starting date for the Visiting Scholar is 1 September 2014. Successful applicants will receive a monthly stipend plus accommodation allowance to cover living expenses and an additional travel allowance to/from Hong Kong.
Please refer to this PDF link for more information on the visiting scholarship. Interested candidates may make informal confidential enquiries via the EUAP office (attn to Mr. Martin Ho) at euaphk [@] hkbu.edu.hk.
About the European Academic Programme Hong Kong (EUAP)
The EUAP is a consortium of four universities in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Baptist University, The University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University), co-financed by the European Commission. It is designed to strengthen EU-Hong Kong relations through academic work and enhance the understanding of the EU in Asia. It cooperates closely with the diplomatic representatives of the EU and EU member states as well as European chambers of commerce and a large number of institutions in Europe.
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