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: AsstProf/HPE/0621)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Tai Po
Employment type Contract
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 09/06/2021
ref. AsstProf/HPE/0621

Department of Health and Physical Education
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

The Department aspires to be a leader in physical education (PE), health education, and sports science education locally, regionally, and ultimately internationally with a focus on educational research, development, and innovation. The department contributes to nurture outstanding and caring physical educators and professionals to have a sustained impact on social progress and human betterment in Hong Kong and beyond. The Department is looking for academic staff who wish to join a group of committed colleagues whose focus is on the academic study of physical education, sport coaching and management; and sports science or related disciplines.

The appointee will participate in activities related to 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 relevant disciplines with a very good research track record and post-qualification teaching experience in tertiary education sector. Bilingual competency in English and Chinese will be advantageous. Applications should demonstrate strong potential as researchers and commitment to high quality teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a relevant professional teaching certificate, e.g. PGDE or qualification of Qualified Teacher Status recognized by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong or other qualification of equivalence. Those who are able to contribute to teach major sports skills will have an advantage.

For information on the Department, please visit this website: http://www.eduhk.hk/hpe.


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.

Application Forms are 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. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by clicking  or by post to the above address. Review of applications will start from 23 June 2021, and will continue until the post is filled. Applications which are not made in prescribed form, or incomplete, or late, or not signed, or without the required supporting documents may not be considered. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. 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.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.