Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary...

Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary disciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities.  The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship. 

The University has an academic/teaching staff strength of about 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000.  It 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 16 academic departments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-level research and professional development centres.  For more information about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk. 

We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill the following position(s).  If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.

Assistant Professor (Ref: 2200588)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Language English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Contract
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Housing allowance, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Published On 29/06/2022
ref. 2200588

Department of English Language Education
Faculty of Humanities
 
The appointee will participate in teaching, research, knowledge transfer and community service.  He/she is required to be actively involved in research that leads to successful grant proposals and publications in recognized refereed journals.  He/she will also develop, evaluate and teach in programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; provide guidance to students in the capacity of academic adviser; supervise students on teaching practice and contribute to departmental and faculty activities and management.
 
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in the discipline of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or a closely related field, preferably with several years of post-qualification teaching experience.  They should have a demonstrated ability to conduct high quality research.  Expertise in sociocultural perspective on language education, affect in second language teaching and learning, technology-assisted language teaching and learning or related fields will be an advantage.
 
For information on the Department, please visit: http://www.eduhk.hk/ele/ 
 
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.  Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.
 
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post.  Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full CV on or before 20 July 2022.  Applications which are incomplete or without the required documents may not be considered.  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 position(s) advertised.  Since the incumbent’s work would involve contacts with persons aged under 18 and/or mentally incapacitated persons, prospective employee(s) will be required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.
 
Further information about the University is available at http://www.eduhk.hk.
 
EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.