Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

Hong Kong
Sep 09, 2021
End of advertisement period
Oct 09, 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department Educational Psychology

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

(Ref: 210001VP)

The Faculty of Education ( is an international center for professional training and research in Education. The Department of Educational Psychology under the Faculty of Education ( now invites applications for the position of Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology. We are especially interested in those with expertise in one or more areas below:

a.         Positive psychology and education

b.         Student/ teacher development and motivation

c.         Learning sciences

d.         Big-data analytics and data science in education

Applicants should have:

i.          Excellent academic qualifications including a doctorate degree in educational psychology or related disciplines;

ii.          A solid research background in areas that will contribute or add to the existing strengths of the Department;

iii.         A strong track record of programmatic research and publications as well as proven ability to obtain research grants; and

iv.         Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

The appointee will (a) develop and teach courses at postgraduate and undergraduate levels, (b) supervise taught and research postgraduate students, (c) bid for external competitive grants; and (d) assist in administrative matters. Scholars with demonstrated academic leadership, research excellence, a track record of extramural competitive funding and substantial experience on postgraduate students’ supervision are particularly encouraged to apply.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing from August 2022, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation (that is, tenure) later. Although candidates for all ranks (full, associate and assistant professorship) will be considered, preference will be given to those with qualifications for appointment at associate/ full professor rank. For candidate with outstanding research/ scholarship credentials and very good teaching/ service records, substantiation may be considered at initial appointment. Salary will be highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin in November 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an online application and upload a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and provide names and e-mail addresses of at least three referees for providing reference.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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