Associate Professor / Assistant Professor - Department of Education Studies

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
19 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent


Department of Education Studies

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0303/18-19)  

The Department of Education Studies is seeking qualified candidates to fill a tenure-track position in English subject knowledge and English language education. He/She is expected to play the following roles:

(a) Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in at least one of the following subject areas: (i) Social Foundations of Education, (ii) Philosophical Foundations of Education, (iii) Teacher Self Development, (iv) Chinese Society and Culture, (v) Moral and Civic Education, and (vi) Problem Behaviours in Children & Adolescents;

(b) Conducting cutting-edge academic research in a relevant field;

(c) Supervising postgraduate dissertations and teaching practice in schools; and

(d) Contributing to the administration work of the Department, as appropriate.

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate competence in conducting research in areas related to the University’s Research Clusters and/or the Faculty Niche Research Areas on Smart Societies (including Environmental & Urban System, Well-being, Populations, and Learning & Praxis). For details, please refer to https://www.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/research/introduction.jsp and http://sosc.hkbu.edu.hk/en/faculty-research-cluster.

The appointment is offered on tenure track. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years commencing September 2019. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding. Outstanding candidates at Associate Professor rank may be considered for tenure on appointment.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 6 April 2019


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