Professor / Associate / Assistant Professor - (Educational Leadership and School Improvement)

Hong Kong (HK)
18 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Educational Administration and Policy
Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) (Educational Leadership and School Improvement) 

(Ref. 200001UH) (Closing date: February 28, 2021)

The Department of Educational Administration and Policy is seeking to recruit distinguished scholars for appointment at various professoriate levels in the areas of Educational Leadership and School Improvement. The Department of Educational Administration and Policy is one of the four academic departments of Faculty of Education of CUHK. The Faculty of Education of CUHK ( is an international center for professional training and research in Education. The Faculty is ranked 34th internationally in the subject ranking in Education in 2020 Times Higher Education. Further information about the Department is available at

Applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a doctoral degree in educational administration, leadership or related discipline; (ii) a strong research background in areas that will contribute or add to the existing strengths of the Department; (iii) a track record of programmatic research and publications; and (iv) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship. 

The appointees will (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (b) supervise postgraduate students; (c) bid for external competitive grants; and (d) assist in administrative matters. The appointees are expected to play a key role in teaching and research initiatives in educational administration and leadership. Concurrent leadership appointment in a research centre of the Faculty on educational leadership could also be considered for candidates with proven academic leadership and an outstanding track record in obtaining and managing diverse funded projects. 

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. To be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/ Professor, applicants should have achieved a high standing in the relevant research field and demonstrated academic and international professional leadership.

Application Procedure
Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae with details of three referees.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post(s) above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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