Office of Global Engagement

Faculty Teaching Opportunity: The Chinese University of Hong Kong - 2016 University Summer Session

December 18, 2015

The Office of Global Engagement (OGE) is pleased to announce, on behalf of our partner institution Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), a summer teaching opportunity for the 2016 University Summer Session (USS).  Brown faculty members are invited to apply as visiting faculty to the 2016 USS Visiting Professor/Scholars Program.

The program aims to promote academic exchange between CUHK and overseas partners institutions and enhance students’ learning experiences. Moreover, the program offers an opportunity for visiting professors/scholars to enrich their educational experience in Asia through a summer teaching placement in Hong Kong. The selected visiting professors/scholars will teach one three-credit undergraduate course within the existing curriculum and undertake other academic activities assigned by the host department/unit at CUHK. Please click here to browse the course offerings in 2015-16 for reference. 

Application Deadline: December 18, 2015 | Application Form

How to apply:
Applicants should complete the application form and submit it to the Office of Academic Links (c/o Ms. Olivia Kwok at [email protected]) by Friday, December 18, 2015, along with the following supporting documents:

  • A Curriculum Vitae with details on teaching experience and publication records; and
  • The applicant's most recent course teaching evaluations (past two years).

Applications will be reviewed by the relevant host department/unit at CUHK. The host department/unit will contact the shortlisted candidates to discuss the course to be offered, other academic/research activities to be conducted during the teaching placement, and the remuneration package. 

The selection results will be announced by February 2016. 

Please contact Ms. Olivia Kwok, Office of Academic Links at [email protected] 

Please note: 
While this opportunity is offered directly through our international partner, CUHK, if you participate in the program, please inform the OGE at [email protected]. This information will allow us to keep track of the level of activity with our partner institution.