Associate / Assistant Professor in Psychology

Hong Kong (HK)
04 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Associate/ Assistant Professor - (170001D5)

Department/ Unit: Department of Psychology

Closing Date: Until the post is filled

The Department is keen to enhance its reputation as a world-class research base and generator of knowledge that also prides itself over teaching and mentorship. We hope that new appointees can embrace that agenda with the support of the abundant facilities provided here to all faculty members. Further Information about the Department of Psychology and its programmes is available at For enquiries, please e-mail to the Department at We are seeking a quality scholar for an Associate/ Assistant Professorship in Psychology in any of the following sub-disciplines:

  • Clinical, Health and Community Psychology; 
  • Language/Literacy development (Educational/Developmental Psychology); and
  • Neuroscience (Cognitive/Social/Developmental/Clinical Psychology). 

Applicants should have (i) a relevant doctoral degree; (ii) a strong publication track record and proven ability to obtain grants; (iii) demonstrated academic leadership; (iv) international experience; and (v) rich experience in and strong commitment to supervise postgraduate students. 

The appointee will (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (b) supervise students’ projects and theses; and (c) assist in administrative duties.

Scholars with demonstrated research excellence and a track record of extramural competitive funding are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for three years initially commencing in August 2018, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.