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Peking University is one of the world’s leading research universities. Peking University School of Transnational Law (“STL”) is located on Peking University’s Shenzhen Campus, minutes from Hong Kong. Shenzhen is renowned as China’s “Silicon Valley,” home to information and biotechnology start-ups and such innovative giants as Tencent, Huawei, BGI, BYD, and DJI Drones. Together, Shenzhen and Hong Kong form the hub of the world’s most populous metropolitan area, China’s Pearl River Delta, where Chinese and Western legal and commercial traditions are meeting and merging in ways likely to preview future legal and commercial developments throughout China and the rest of the world. STL is the only law school in the world to offer an integrated dual degree that includes a Common Law J.D., taught in English, and a China law Juris Master (J.M.), taught largely in Chinese. STL also offers an LL.M. for international students with a first degree in law.

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  • Position of Staff  

    PEKING UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW (“STL”) in Shenzhen, China seeks a creative and motivated individual for the position of Officer of Communications and Marketing. The successful candidate will lead STL’s effort to increase awareness of STL among prospective students, the legal academy, and the global legal and business communities.


    In 2007, the State Council of The People’s Republic of China authorized Peking University, one of the world’s great research universities, to undertake a bold and forward-looking experiment in legal education: the creation of a post-graduate law school offering both an American-style Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and a Chinese Juris Master (J.M.) degree. The next year, STL welcomed its first entering class on Peking University’s stunning new graduate campus in Shenzhen.

    Today, the verdict on STL’s cutting-edge program is clear: STL graduates are highly sought after for positions with leading multinational firms and corporations, leading Chinese law firms and corporations, major SOEs, and leading international NGOs. Leading students from around the world compete for admission, and STL’s multinational faculty includes world-renowned scholars from China, the U.S., the E.U., and elsewhere.

    STL’s signature J.D./J.M. dual degree program emphasizes lawyering skills and knowledge for the 21st century with a focus on transnational law and practice, cross-cultural competence, and the professional responsibilities of lawyers in these contexts.

    Position Description and Desired Qualifications

    The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to develop STL’s communications and marketing strategy, including (i) implementing an innovative publications/marketing plan that advances STL’s mission; (ii) management of STL’s web site and all digital and social media outreach, such as Weibo, WeChat, LinkedIn, etc.; (iii) assisting with the design, printing coordination, and circulation of promotional materials; (iv) serving as STL’s media relations officer; (v) participating in and helping to manage special events for STL (e.g., commencement, summer honors program; academic symposia, etc.); and (vi) providing support and backup for other STL offices, such as academic affairs, faculty support, international programs, etc.

    The position requires (i) a bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, marketing, communications, Chinese language or law, with preference given to candidates possessing a master’s degree; (ii) dual language (Chinese/English) proficiency; (iii) excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills; (iv) knowledge of public relations and marketing best practices preferred; (v)working knowledge of web content management and social media tools; (vi) working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or comparable design software preferred; (vii ) the ability to work collaboratively and independently in a cross-cultural work environment; and (viii) the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.

    If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit a bilingual resume with a bilingual letter of interest to STL’s Human Resources Office at Please begin your application with email titled “Application for Officer of Communications and Marking Position”. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please visit for more information about STL.

  • Position of J.D. Faculty  

    Peking University School of Transnational Law (“STL”) invites applications for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions from highly qualified individuals.

    Peking University is one of the world’s leading research universities, ranked 17th by both Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.

    STL, established in 2008, has more than 1000 graduates, many of whom now serve in leadership positions in global law firms, international organizations, multinational enterprises, state-owned enterprises and government.

    STL is the only law school in the world to offer an integrated dual degree program that includes an American Law J.D., taught in English, and a China law Juris Master (J.M.), taught largely in Chinese.

    STL is continuing to build its capacity as a center of research excellence for all aspects of transnational law and legal practice.

    STL is located on Peking University’s Shenzhen Campus, minutes from Hong Kong. Shenzhen, which is widely recognized as a global technology center and the leading hub for technological innovation and internationalization in mainland China, is home to such giants of innovation as Tencent, Huawei, BGI, Ping An, BYD and DJI Drones.

    Opportunities for tenure-track and tenured appointments extend to a wide range of subjects, including much of the first-year J.D. curriculum (specifically, Business Associations, U.S. Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Property and Torts) as well as upper-level courses with comparative components (a broad category that includes, as illustrative examples, international business transactions, energy law, environmental law, and international dispute resolution).

    Inquiries and applications for tenure-track and tenured positions should be addressed to Wang Wei, Associate Director of Human Resources,

  • Position of J.M. Faculty 中国法教师招聘公告  

    北京大学国际法学院(Peking University School of Transnational Law,简称STL)位于北京大学深圳校区,是北京大学2008年创建的一所创新型、国际化的法学院。

    STL扎根深圳和粤港澳大湾区,是中国乃至全世界范围内唯一一所将美国职业法学教育(J.D.)和中国法律硕士(J.M.)两种培养模式和内容相结合,致力于培养具备国际竞争力的专业法律人才的法学院(关于STL的发展历史,请点击文末“阅读原文”查看官网相关页面)。STL提供完整的美国法Juris Doctor和中国法律硕士双学位研究生教育(学制为四年),以及针对留学生的LL.M.学位教育(学制为两年)。其中,J.D.和LL.M.课程以英文授课,中国法课程以中文授课。课程设置以美国法和中国法核心主干课程为基础,辅以独具特色的法律检索与写作、案例研习、高阶专题研讨和跨国法律实务等课程(关于STL的学位项目及课程,请参阅。

    STL的国际师资团队由来自中国、美国、英国、法国、韩国、荷兰、以色列、加拿大、希腊等国家的优秀学者组成。STL的教学和研究,以国际比较(comparative law)、交叉学科(interdisciplinary studies)与案例方法(case method)为主要的方法特色,而以经济/金融法治、科技法治和涉外法治为主要的发展方向,力争在高端涉外专业法律人才培养、高层次科研平台建设、学术成果影响力、服务国家重大发展战略等方面发挥独特的引领作用。


















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STL is located in Shenzhen, renowned as China’s “Silicon Valley” and one of the world’s leading centers of innovation and finance. Shenzhen is a coastal city in South China. It is located on the eastern bank of the Pearl River, neighboring Hong Kong. Shenzhen has been a touchstone for China’s reform and opening-up policy.

From 1979 to 2018, Shenzhen has skyrocketed from a tiny border town with a population of more than 30,000 to a metropolis with a population of more than 10 million. It has become a prosperous, chic, innovative, harmonious and beautiful city and established many firsts in the history of world industrialization, urbanization and modernization.

The Economist marveled at the “Miracle of Shenzhen,” saying China’s most extraordinary practice since its reform and opening up 40 years ago is the establishment of special economic zones and calling Shenzhen the biggest success of more than 4,000 SEZs in the world.

As one of the most important international cities in China, Shenzhen is one of the most economically dynamic cities in the world. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of southern China as well as a State-level innovative city.

Shenzhen is the best example of China’s historic leap from “getting on its feet” to “becoming prosperous.” Its GDP has grown from 197 million yuan in 1979 to 2.24 trillion yuan in 2017, ranking only after Beijing and Shanghai, equaling Hong Kong and is among the top 30 cities in the world.

Shenzhen is home to seven Fortune Global 500 companies — Huawei, China Merchants Group, Ping An Group, Tencent, Vanke, Amer International Group and Evergrande. It has attracted more than 200 of Fortune 500 companies to invest here.

Shenzhen offers best public cultural services, hosts cultural exhibitions and performances regularly and enjoys a beautiful environment. It has nearly 1,000 parks. The enviable “Shenzhen Blue Sky” and its developed volunteer culture have made Shenzhen a paradise for entrepreneurs and makers from all over the world. It has been called as “a city without winter” and won the title of “2017 Amazing China — The 10 Most Attractive Chinese Cities for Foreigners.”

Chinese autonomous vehicle maker AutoX has opened its robotaxi pilot program to the public in Shenzhen, China, without human safety drivers. Watch a passenger travel in AutoX’s driverless robotaxi in the following video: