Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

Hong Kong Island (HK)
15 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of Social Work

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0177/21-22)

The appointee is expected to conduct cutting-edge academic research, teach courses and supervise students’ projects/dissertations/placement at undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels and contribute to the work of the Department as appropriate. He/She should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: (i) social work theory and practice; (ii) mental health; (iii) application of innovative approaches in practice; (iv) smart society and wellbeing; and (v) social innovation.


Applicants should possess a relevant doctoral degree, a track record of research and tertiary teaching experience. They should also have substantial publication record in international refereed journals, and solid experience in course teaching, research students supervision, programme administration/development and academic administration.   

This is a tenure-track position with initial appointment on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing September 2022. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement. Tenured appointment is expected to be attained within six years. Outstanding candidates at Associate Professor or Professor rank may be considered for tenure on appointment.

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) with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications, statements of teaching and research interest, and recent teaching evaluation results. They should also provide names of two referees who will be requested to provide confidential letters of reference at a later stage. Those not 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 https://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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