THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Work and Social Administration

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
28 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Ref
201801727
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, to commence on August 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree with a strong record of teaching, research and publications. Preference will be given to those with expertise in family social work, youth work, community work and social policy, and with five years of direct practice experience. Those with expertise in other areas of social work practice and social administration are also welcome to apply. The appointee will be responsible for teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and is expected to be active in research and educational innovations. Information about the Department can be obtained at https://www.socialwork.hku.hk/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at swsa@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.

Closes November 30, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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