Chair Professor / Professor / Associate Professor - Global STEM Professorship Scheme

Employer
The Education University of Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Education University of Hong Kong

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.

Chair Professor / Professor / Associate Professor - Global STEM Professorship Scheme
(Ref: Prof/GSPS/0521)

The University seeks to recruit internationally renowned STEM scholars at the rank of Chair Professor, Professor, or Associate Professor under the Global STEM Professorship Scheme (the Scheme) which is partially funded by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.  The successful appointee(s) will aid the University to scale new heights in teaching and research activities, and expand the Innovation & Technology talent pool of Hong Kong in the long run.

The applicants should have worked at a university or research institute outside Hong Kong on a full-time basis (equivalent to full or Associate Professor) for not less than 3 years in the past 10 years.  They should have a doctoral degree in the relevant disciplines, a distinguished, internationally-recognized record of research and deliverables in education settings, a proven record of outstanding academic leadership in tertiary institutions.  The applicant’s research directions should focus on the following areas: (i) Data analysis (including visual and sound), AI and Big Data; (ii) Educational technology, robotics and STEM applications in special education needs, early childhood education, humanities/language learning and related areas; and (iii) innovative overseas STEM education interventions.

Successful candidate(s) may be nominated to the Scheme.  The appointee may be provided with a small research team/research funding and/or a STEM lab.

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested parties are invited to send applications with a full curriculum vitae and a research statement to the designated email address:stemscholars@eduhk.hk.  All applications will be treated in strict confidence.  Review of applications will start from July 2021, and will continue until suitable appointee(s) is identified.   However, the University reserves the right not to fill the position advertised or fill the position by invitation.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.  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.

Since the incumbent may engage in work involving 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 if applicable.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.