Tenure-Track Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Audiology
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Education (10000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
The University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are around 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 4,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned. Further information about the University can be found on the website https://www.hku.hk/.
The Faculty of Education
HKU has been involved in teacher education since 1917, and the Faculty of Education was established in 1984. The Faculty of Education is forward-looking and world leading, ranking fifth globally in Education (THE 2021). It has assumed an important role in educational research and professional training as a major provider of teacher education programmes and has contributed significantly to education policy and development in Hong Kong with its strong expertise in policy analysis and curriculum development. The Faculty was also the first in Hong Kong to offer degree programmes that train speech therapists and audiologists for the local community. More information about the Faculty can be found at https://web.edu.hku.hk/.
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Audiology in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 512398), to commence on January 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of the second three-year fixed-term contract. An exceptionally outstanding candidate at Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms subject to approval.
Applicants should possess (i) a Ph.D. degree in Audiology or a related discipline; (ii) clinical audiology experience with children and/or adults; (iii) tertiary teaching experience; and (iv) a proven track record in, or strong potential for, research, scholarly publications and competitive external funding. Those with qualifications and experience acceptable for professional registration with the Hong Kong Institute of Audiologists are preferred.
The appointee will teach mainly in and provide services to the speech and hearing sciences and audiology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute to collaborative and interdisciplinary efforts with colleagues across and beyond the University. He/She will also supervise research postgraduate students, contribute actively to research and knowledge exchange, undertake clinical practicum supervision, and assume service/administrative responsibilities as appropriate.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter indicating the earliest availability date, an up-to-date C.V. with the contact information of three referees, one sample of a representative research output, a research plan of not more than 2 pages, and a teaching statement of not more than 2 pages, with a link to a sample video clip to demonstrate the applicant’s teaching in not more than 20 minutes. Review of applications will start on May 3, 2022 and continue until the post is filled.