Research Assistant Professor(s), Department of Educational Psychology

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Hong Kong
09 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Educational Psychology

Research Assistant Professor(s)

(Ref: 230000MX)

The Faculty of Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong ( is an international center for professional training and research in Education. The Department of Educational Psychology under the Faculty of Education ( now invites applications for the position of Research Assistant Professor(s) in Educational Psychology.

We are especially interested in those with expertise in one or more areas below:

  • Positive psychology and education
  • Developmental psychology and motivation
  • Learning sciences
  • Big-data analytics and data science in education
  • Counselling psychology
  • Special educational needs
  • Educational neuroscience

Applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a doctorate degree in educational psychology or related disciplines; (ii) a solid research background in areas that will contribute or add to the existing strengths of the Department; (iii) a strong track record of programmatic research and publications as well as potential to obtain research grants; and (iv) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Scholars with demonstrated academic leadership, research excellence, a track record of extramural competitive funding and substantial experience in postgraduate students’ supervision are particularly encouraged to apply.

The appointee will (a) conduct research and development as the main duty and bid for external competitive grants, (b) provide a modest teaching load at postgraduate and undergraduate levels, (c) supervise taught and research postgraduate students, and (d) assist in administrative matters.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2023, renewable subject to mutual agreement and good performance. Salary will be highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin in April 2023 and will continue until the position(s) is/are filled.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an online application via CUHK e-Recruitment platform and upload cover letter, full curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and provide names and e-mail addresses of at least three referees for providing reference.

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

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