Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
25 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time


Department of Education Studies

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0110/19-20)

The Department 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 in Smart Societies (including Environmental & Urban System, Well-being, Populations, and Learning and 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.

This is a tenure-track appointment. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years commencing September 2020. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in March and June 2019 (PR0303/18-19) need not re-apply.

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) and 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. Those not being 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 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: 19 October 2019


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