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Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Clinical) (Mental Health Nursing)

Founded in 1989, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) is a modern, vibrant and dynamic university. We tailor our professional programmes to adapt to market trends and meet industry needs, thus providing our students with quality professional education and clear career paths. Being the first University of Applied Sciences (UAS) in Hong Kong, we pledge to play a pioneering role in enhancing recognition of vocational and professional education and training, and nurturing talents with both applied skills and knowledge. 

As a faculty-driven, student-centred university in support of innovative teaching and learning, strategic research, and stakeholder outreach to provide maximum benefit to our communities, we conduct research that advances knowledge and enhances teaching, focusing on strategic areas, including digital humanities and literature, international business, gerontechnology, personalised care, smart city, open and innovative education, and bilingual learning and teaching.

HKMU is becoming an ever more vital link in addressing and helping Hong Kong to solve many difficult challenges – as part of our involvement in, and commitment to, the ‘metropolis’ of Hong Kong. Our plans to expand into the Greater Bay Area (GBA) will also cultivate talent to serve Hong Kong and the wider metropolitan GBA.

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We are now looking for a suitable person to fill the following position in the School of Nursing and Health Studies:

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Clinical) (Mental Health Nursing) (N&HS) (Ref: 240018Z)

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will be responsible mainly for the following:

  • undertaking course planning and development;
  • undertaking course coordination, clinical assessments and mentoring, and classroom teaching in Mental Health Nursing and related disciplines/areas;
  • undertaking/engaging in scholarly activities/academic research and participating in School/University activities and administration; and
  • performing any duties as assigned by the Dean.


Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

  • a Master’s degree in Nursing or a related health discipline;
  • professional registration/licensure with relevant Boards/Councils as appropriate;
  • relevant teaching experience with at least 3 years’ of professional experience in the areas of Mental Health Nursing;
  • track record in relevant research areas where appropriate; and
  • a good command of English and Chinese.

Terms and Conditions for Appointment

An attractive remuneration package, including basic salary, an end-of-contract gratuity, and a discretionary incentive payment, where applicable, will be offered to the right candidates. Generous annual leave, staff-development sponsorships, medical and dental benefits, and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

“Accommodation Programme for Overseas Young Teaching Staff” sponsored by the “Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust”

Overseas candidates who are successfully appointed by the University and below age 50 will be eligible to apply for the “Accommodation Programme for Overseas Young Teaching Staff” sponsored by the “Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust”. This programme offers the opportunity to reside in assigned accommodation free of charge for a period of up to six months, subject to terms and conditions.

To Apply

Candidates who are interested in joining us may submit their applications via the University’s eRecruitment System.        

Closing date of application: 18 June 2024

The personal data collected will be used for the purpose of considering your application for employment.  For details, please refer to the “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” on the University’s website. If you are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date of application, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. 

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