Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Kowloon Tong
31 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2021
[Ref. C/646/09]
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences [Ref. C/646/09]

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 and nominations are invited for the above posts:


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


A PhD in Social Work or related disciplines, with at least 5 years of post-qualifying social work practice experiences.  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.

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 made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email :

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences (email: Applications and nominations received by 15 January 2021 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 48th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); 1st in the World’s Most International Universities (THE 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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