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.

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Ref: 2100515)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Tai Po
Employment type Contract
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Housing allowance, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 25/10/2021
ref. 2100515

Department of Early Childhood Education
Faculty of Education and Human Development

The Department now seeks applicants for posts at the ranks of Associate Professor and Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise and in the following areas:

Music; Art & Drama; Policy & Leadership; Teachers’ Professional Development; Numeracy & STEM; Use of technology in Early Childhood Education

The successful candidate(s) will contribute to the growth and development of the Department; perform teaching and education-related activities/duties; assist in designing, implementing, evaluating and co-ordinating course/programmes/curriculum; supervise students in teaching practice and project work; conduct research or other scholarly activities; and work with schools and education policy-makers in improving schooling for all learners.

Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in a relevant area, a strong record of research and teaching, a programmatic plan for future development, and the capacity to work with schools and education professionals. Bilingual competency in English and Cantonese and an appreciation of the challenges of working in a multicultural context will be advantageous but not essential.

For information on the Department of Early Childhood Education, please visit: http://www.eduhk.hk/ece/.

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. Review of applications will start from 5 November 2021, and will continue until the posts are filled. 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.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.