Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/ECE/0920)

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time

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/ECE/0920)

Department of Early Childhood Education 

Faculty of Education and Human Development

The Department of Early Childhood Education is one of the academic departments in the Faculty of Education and Human Development. We aspire to be a leading centre for the study of Early Childhood Education and work extensively with educators, school leaders, policy makers, and scholars from around the world on various school development projects, knowledge transfer and academic exchange activities.     

The Department has multiple vacancies at the rank of Assistant Professor in the following early childhood education areas below:

 

Language Instruction; Play, Art and Creativity; Educational Leadership and Administration; Curriculum and Instruction; Special Education 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 Chinese and an appreciation of the challenges of working in a multicultural context will be advantageous.

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.

 

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 and a statement of their suitability for the post, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to hro1@eduhk.hk or by post to the above address.  Review of applications will start from 19 October 2020, and will continue until the posts are filled.  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 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.

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