THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Learning Design and Learning Analytics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
21 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Ref
201800919
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Learning Design and Learning Analytics in the Faculty of Education, to commence on August 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter until June 2020, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Education, Instructional Design or related fields, with specific focus on e-learning, e-learning pedagogy, learning technology design and/or teacher professional development for e-learning/e-assessment innovations. Demonstrated ability in academic writing, evaluation of educational innovation, and/or experience in research project management would be a clear advantage. The appointee will play a key role in the project “An Open Learning Design, Data Analytics and Visualization Framework for E-Learning”, which is an inter-institutional collaborative research project involving researchers from HKU, HKUST and MIT. He/She is expected to contribute to the development of learning and assessment design models and tools that guide and support e-learning course design and advanced planning of specific learning analytics and feedback. Courses on computational thinking (K-12 and higher education) will be a core focus for this research project. The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor Nancy Law. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/education. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Nancy Law at nlaw@hku.hk.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at edufacc@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded 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 July 15, 2018 and continue until the post is filled.

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