Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Educational Leadership and School Improvement)

Hong Kong (HK)
08 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Educational Administration and Policy
Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) (Educational Leadership and School Improvement) 

(Ref: 180001SW)

The Department of Educational Administration and Policy of the Faculty of Education is seeking to recruit two distinguished scholars for appointment at various professoriate levels in the areas of Educational Administration and Leadership. The Department of Educational Administration and Policy is one of the 4 academic departments of The Faculty of Education of CUHK. CUHK Faculty of Education is an international center for professional training and research in Education. The Faculty is ranked 20th internationally in the 2018 Times Higher Education subject ranking in Education (further information available at and

Applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a doctoral degree in educational administration, leadership or related discipline; (ii) a strong research background in areas that will contribute or add to the existing strengths of the Department; (iii) a track record of programmatic research and publications; and (iv) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

The appointees will (a) teach postgraduate and undergraduate courses; (b) supervise postgraduate students; (c) bid for external competitive grants; and (d) assist in administrative matters. The appointees are expected to play a key role in teaching and research initiatives in educational leadership and administration. Concurrent leadership appointment in a research centre of the Faculty on educational leadership could also be considered for candidates with proven academic leadership and an outstanding track-record in obtaining and managing diverse funded projects.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Substantive appointment can be considered for candidates of full Professor rank with proven international academic standing and leadership and an exceptional record of research and scholarship. Applications will be considered until the posts are filled.

Application Procedure
Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae with details of three referees.

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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