The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university offering a diverse range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 11,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture disciplines. The University has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising altogether 16 Departments, with about 470 academic/teaching staff. It now features four University-level research centres and thirteen Faculty-level research and development centres covering various areas of expertise in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts.
The University aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines, and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary University at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.
For further details about the University, please visit its website at http://www.eduhk.hk.
Assistant Professor in the area of Guidance and Counselling
|Work exp||Minimum 2 Years|
|Education||Doctorate or above|
|Employment type||Full Time|
|Industry||Education / Training|
Education / Training > Training & Development
Education / Training > Teacher - Special Needs
Education / Training > Others
Assistant Professor in the area of Guidance and Counselling (Ref: AsstProf(G&C)/SEC/1116)
Department of Special Education and Counselling
Faculty of Education and Human Development
The Department aspires to be a leading regional centre for the study of Special and Inclusive Education, Guidance and Counselling, Speech-Language Pathology, Learning Disabilities, and Gifted Education working collaboratively with schools and service organizations locally and internationally. The Department also aims to be at the forefront of educational changes and offers a wide range of programmes and services for teachers of learners with special needs, and for practitioners and families.
The Department is now seeking academics excited by the prospect of contributing their expertise in areas of school guidance and counselling / Social Work/ any disciplines related to helping profession (e.g. Physiotherapy/ Clinical Psychology/ Educational Psychology). The successful candidate is expected to have good research capability, strong field experience and connection with counselling industry. Those candidates with a strong research background in relevant fields will be considered. The successful candidate will contribute to the growth and development of the Department that plays a central role in all areas of special education, school guidance and counselling; pursuing research and development projects that contribute to a better understanding of schools and the contexts in which they operate; and working with schools and education policy-makers in improving schooling for all learners.
Applicants with expertise in following areas are welcome to apply:
School Guidance and Counselling / Social Work with strong field experience and connection with counselling industry (e.g. Physiotherapy/ Clinical Psychology/ Educational Psychology).
Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in related areas with a track record of research, preferably with several years of working experiences in teaching / social work / counselling supervision. They should have evidence of plans for future development and the capacity to build up good working relationship with schools and helping professionals. Bilingual competency in English and Chinese and an appreciation of the challenges of working in a multicultural context will be advantageous.
For information on the Department of Special Education and Counselling, please visit: http://www.eduhk.hk/sec/
For enquiries, please contact Professor M.T. Hue, Head of the Department of Special Education and Counselling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.