CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Location
Kowloon Tong
Posted
21 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2020
Ref
[Ref. C/597/09]
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

  

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has nine Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences. 

Applications are invited for the above posts:

Duties

Contribute to education (including teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, developing relevant curriculum, supervising students under internship/research projects, and managing student activities and academic programmes) in the areas of (a) Social Work, (b) Psychology and/or (c) Sociology; actively engage in research and promote/participate in cross/interdisciplinary research; and contribute to departmental administration and knowledge transfer.

Requirements

A PhD in Social Work/Psychology/Sociology or related disciplines. Candidates are expected to have a strong track record in research and publications in their specialized fields. Preference will be given to those who are able to teach in multi-disciplines.

For area (a), a recognized professional qualification and relevant experience in Chinese communities are also required.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be normally made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email : ssrecruit@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae. Applications and nominations received by 14 March 2020 will receive full consideration.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

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