Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education
Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors in Early childhood education. - (1700026D)
Department/ Unit: Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Closing Date: January 8, 2018
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, one of four departments in the Faculty of Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), is a dynamic, world-class centre in the Asia-Pacific region for teaching and research in the broad areas of curriculum and instruction. In addition to Faculty-based undergraduate teacher education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Master of Education, Doctor of Education and PhD programmes, the Department offers several Master of Arts programmes. In 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) subject ranking, The Faculty of Education of CUHK is ranked 20th in the World and 2nd in Asia for education.
The Department invites applications for appointment as Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Early childhood education. Applicants should have strong research and teaching experience in the following area :
Early childhood education – children’s play and literature, curriculum and teaching, curriculum development and assessment, and other relevant areas of early childhood education
For both positions in (A) and (B), applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a relevant doctoral degree; (ii) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and pedagogical innovation; and (iii) a track record of active research and publications. Applicants for Associate Professorship / Professorship should have an established programme of research and a strong record of publications, as well as a track record of success in obtaining competitive research grants.
The appointees will be expected to (a) contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) engage in scholarly research and seek external competitive research grants; (c) conduct teaching practice supervision; and (d) supervise doctoral students. Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing in August 2018, which, subject to funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Detailed information about the Faculty of Education and the Department is available at http://www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/.
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