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...

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.

Chair Professor / Professor Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Doctorate or above
Location Tai Po
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Design > Visual Merchandiser
Published On 07/10/2016
ref. CPP/CCA/1016

The University is now seeking to appoint senior academics who are creative, future-oriented with a passion for their work and a willingness to lead teams of bright and young academics towards successful careers and making a positive impact in their communities.

The appointees are expected to have a strong publication record and international reputation. They should also have leadership experience, be good teachers, and be able to contribute to collaborative research and academic programme development, to secure external funds, and to serve the community with their expertise. Applicants should also have an appreciation of the rewards and challenges of working in a multicultural context.

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences comprises six cognate Departments, namely Asian and Policy Studies, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Information Technology, Science and Environmental Studies, Health and Physical Education, Cultural and Creative Arts.

Applications / nominations are invited from the following Department:

Department of Cultural and Creative Arts

Visual Arts / Art Education (Ref: CPP/CCA/1016)

The Department of Cultural and Creative Arts aims to be a premier arts education provider in the region and is committed to sustain a creative and dynamic interdisciplinary environment that promotes and supports high standards of professionalism in teaching, learning, research and knowledge transfer. It aims to nurture skilled, knowledgeable and caring graduates and empower them to achieve academic and artistic excellence in transformative roles as innovative educators, enterprising community-based arts practitioners, creative thinkers and cultural leaders in the 21st century.

Applicants should have a relevant Doctoral Degree and substantial professional teaching experience in the field of Visual Arts / Art Education, and demonstrate a very strong track record in artistic practice and/or publications. They are expected to take a leading role in curriculum / programme development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; achieve high professional standard in teaching; and partake in departmental activities and management.

Please visit the website at http://www.eduhk.hk/flass for more information about the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and its departments. For enquiries about the post, please contact Professor Joanne Chung, Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at joannechung@eduhk.hk.

Remuneration package will be highly competitive and attractive fringe benefits will be offered.

Applications / nominations with full curriculum vitae and completed application form should be sent to the “Secretary of Strategic Recruitment Search Committee” by email to search@eduhk.hk. Please quote the reference number and post of the relevant Department with indication of the area(s) of interest.

Application Form is obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions advertised. Since the incumbent may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.