THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Education

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
22 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2019
Ref
493922
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
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.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (10001)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 493922), to commence on March 1, 2019 until August 31, 2021.

Applicants should possess: (i) a Ph.D. degree in Education, Psychology or other fields related to the learning sciences or educational leadership development; (ii) solid qualitative and quantitative research skills; and (iii) the ability to communicate effectively in writing and in oral presentations in both Chinese and English.  A track record of research and professional publications and relevant work experience in the teaching and learning of science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) would be an advantage.

The appointee will work on a project on STEM education and transformative leadership. He/She will work closely with the Principal Investigator and the project team to conduct research in a predominantly independent manner, and pursue investigations in the teaching and learning of STEM and multilevel leadership and other related research studies.  He/She will be responsible for research and instrument design; data collection, management, analysis and interpretation; and preparation for publications in peer-reviewed journals and books; working collaboratively with the project team to liaise with schools, professional bodies and other relevant stakeholders; and providing assistance in administrative and promotional work.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 8, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.