Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Kowloon Tong
26 Mar 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Apr 2021
[Ref. C/659/09]
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/659/09]

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


A PhD in Psychology/Criminology/Sociology/Social Work.  Candidates for the Social Work discipline must have at least 5 years of post-qualifying social work practice experiences.  Candidates are expected to have a strong track record in research, publications and grant acquisitions in their specialized fields. Preference will be given to those who are able to teach 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.  Applications and nominations received by 10 April 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. 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 #48, and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

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