Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor - Education

Hong Kong (HK)
07 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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.

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Ref.: 492425
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Education (10000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as tenure-track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Division of Information and Technology Studies in the Faculty of Education, to commence as soon as possible (but not later than August 2019), on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Information and Technology Studies or a closely related field, and a professional teaching qualification. They should have strong research and teaching experience at the tertiary level, with a proven track record of competency in any area under Information and Technology Studies, particularly in the areas of information management, social media analytics, complex modeling of information flow with application in addressing social, behavioral and organizational science-related questions, as well as big data analytics in education.

The appointee will be expected to teach courses offered in the following programmes: Bachelor of Science in Information Management, Master of Science in Library and Information Management, and Master of Science in Information Technology in Education. Knowledge of the local context would be an advantage.  The appointee will also supervise research postgraduate students, contribute actively to research, and undertake school practicum supervision and administrative responsibilities.

The Faculty of Education is ranked 4th among the top Education faculties worldwide by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for Education 2019. More information about the Faculty’s academic programmes and research areas is available on the Faculty website at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as annual leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter, one writing sample (a dissertation chapter or published article), a research plan and a teaching statement (of not more than 2 pages each, with a link to a sample video clip to demonstrate his/her teaching in not more than 20 minutes). Closes December 16, 2018. 

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Advertised: Nov 7, 2018 (HK Time)
Applications close: Dec 16, 2018 (HK Time) 

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