Research Assoc. Professor / Research Assist. Professor, Dept. of Educational Administration & Policy

Hong Kong
16 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Educational Administration and Policy

Research Associate Professor(s)/ Research Assistant Professor(s) (Educational Leadership and School Improvement / Foundation in Education and Policy Studies in Education)

(Ref. 230000OY)

The Department of Educational Administration and Policy is seeking to recruit distinguished scholars for appointment of Research Associate Professor or Research Assistant Professor in the areas of Educational Leadership & School Improvement and Foundation in Education & Policy Studies in Education. The Department of Educational Administration and Policy is one of the four Academic departments under Faculty of Education of CUHK. The Faculty of Education of CUHK ( is an international center for professional training and research in Education.

Further information about the Department is available at

Applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a doctoral degree in educational administration, leadership, policy studies in education, sociology of education, philosophy of education, early childhood education or related discipline; (ii) a strong research background in areas that will contribute or add to the existing strengths of the Department; (iii) a track record of programmatic research and publications; (iv) good proposal and report writing skills; and (v) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship. To be considered for appointment at the rank of Research Associate Professor, applicants should have achieved a high standing in the relevant research field and demonstrated academic and international professional leadership.

The appointee(s) will (a) publish in top-tier journals; (b) bid for external competitive grants; (c) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; and (d) assist in administrative matters. The appointee(s) is/ are expected to play a key role in research and pedagogical initiatives in educational administration and leadership/ foundation in education and policy studies in education.

Appointment will initially be made on a contract basis for up to three years commencing 1 September 2023, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement. Appointee(s) with excellent academic performance during the contract period may receive priority consideration for future long-term appointment. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they are not informed for an interview within 3 months since application.

Application Procedure

Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae with details of three referees.

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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