The Department of Anthropology (Archaeology) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is seeking an outstanding candidate for Research Assistant Professorship specialized in Archaeology with a geographical focus on Asia. Ideal candidate should have:  (i)    PhD degree in Archaeology;  (ii)   Strong commitment to excellence in research; and   (iii)   A good track record of publishing.  Successful candidate will be expected to (a) conduct top-tier independent and joint research; (b) apply for RGC GRF grants and similar external competitive grants once a year; (c) teach one undergraduate/postgraduate course once a year throughout the 3-year contract, and (d) participate in Departmental life. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Appointment will be made on contract basis for three years commencing August 2021. The start date will be negotiated with the successful applicant.  Please submit your application online at with the following documents: • Cover letter • Detailed CV • Research proposal (3 single-spaced pages)  • One representative publication • Names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for their providing evaluation letters. Further information about the Department of Anthropology is available at         

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