Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor (two posts) (Ref. 16110304)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Location Kowloon
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Published On 17/11/2016

Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor (two posts) (Ref. 16110304)

The appointees will be required to (a) teach subjects in the areas of leadership, service leadership and service-learning; (b) conduct high impact research on leadership and youth development; (c) develop e-learning modules and design of innovative pedagogy; (d) provide academic leadership in teaching and research-related activities, and other scholarly activities; and (e) carry out academic, teaching and administrative duties as required.

Applicants should have (a) a doctoral degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education or related disciplines and solid academic background in research methodology; (b) relevant postdoctoral research experience (as supported by evidence of research projects and outputs) and relevant teaching experience; (c) demonstrated record of establishing significant externally funded research programmes; (d) substantial experience in academic programme planning, curriculum development and conducting evaluative research; (e) demonstrated academic management and leadership capabilities; and (f) an outstanding command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an added advantage.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. For appointment of Assistant Professor, initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. For appointment of Research Assistant Professor (with remuneration package same as that for an Assistant Professor) will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract for up to three years. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of Assistant Professor in the University, please visit the website at Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Please submit application form via email to; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address. If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at