THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Professor in the Division of Behavioural Sciences 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
22 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Behavioural Sciences 

Ref.   :  201701602 

Department : School of Public Health 

Closing Date : February 28, 2018 

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Behavioural Sciences of the School of Public Health, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or its equivalent in psychology and a track record of relevant high-quality impactful research as indicated by publication record and external grants.  Research experience in the area of cognitions related to health, risk and adaptation behaviours; familiarity with neurosciences methods; and a strong background in health/medical psychology are preferred.  The appointee is expected to contribute to the established strengths of the School in developing and advancing research programmes on health-related risk perception and behaviour.  He/She will also play a key role in leading the development of academic scholarship and teaching programmes of the School and in contributing to the enhancement and development of medical and health science courses in the Faculty.  Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  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. 

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at sphhr@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on November 30, 2017 and continue until February 28, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.