St. John’s College is Looking for a New Master

The following Announcement is from the College:-

St. John’s College, University of Hong Kong


St. John’s College succeeding St. John’s Hall was founded in 1912 by the Anglican Church in Hong Kong at the invitation of the University of Hong Kong. It was refounded in 1955 and initially set up as a college for theological studies and a residential hall for male students of the University.

Over time, the College has developed into a residential hall for both female and male undergraduates and post-graduates with a total student population of around 350. It is the aim of the College to provide accommodation for teachers and students of all races where they may live, study and worship together in Christian learning and service.

The present Master, the Revd. Paul Tong, will be retiring on 1st July, 2008. The College is seeking an appropriate person to succeed the incumbent Master with the following particulars: –

A. Requirements

The Master should possess good academic standing with an appreciation of the Oxbridge tradition, knowledge of the Anglican ethos, interest in student holistic development and be a resident at the College.

B. Role & Responsibilities

The Master serves as the chief administrative officer: controller of finance, budget and staff. He is responsible for admission of undergraduates and post-graduates; their moral, academic, social development and the development of College common life.

C. Terms of Service

This is a 5-year appointment. Salary will commensurate with the rank of Associate Professorship serving on part-time basis. Master’s residence will be provided.

Interested persons are invited to apply in writing and send their resume to the Chairman, Search Committee, St. John’s College, 82 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong on or before 30th September, 2007. All information provided will be treated with the strictest confidence and be used only for recruitment purposes. Applicants not invited for interview should consider their application unsuccessful.