Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Curriculum Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Curriculum Studies
(Ref: 210001IV)

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction under the Faculty of Education is a dynamic centre in the Asia-Pacific region for teaching and research in the broad areas of curriculum and instruction. In addition to Faculty-based undergraduate teacher education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Master of Education, Doctor of Education and PhD programmes, the Department offers several Master of Arts programmes as well as research supervision across a range of subject areas. The Faculty of Education of CUHK is an international centre for professional training and research in education.

The Department now invites applications for full-time appointment as Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor in Curriculum Studies. Applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a relevant doctoral degree; (ii) a strong commitment to excellent teaching; and (iii) a track record of active research and publications. Applicants for appointment at Associate Professor/ Professor rank should have a track record of outstanding research and publications, as well as success in obtaining competitive research grants. They should also have a proven record of strong scholarship with an international impact, success in obtaining externally awarded competitive research grants, invitations to speak at major international academic meetings, and supervision of research postgraduate students.

The appointee will (a) teach courses on key aspects of curriculum studies such as curriculum design, curriculum implementation, curriculum evaluation, curriculum decision-making, and other relevant areas of curriculum studies at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels (ability to teach science education and/or early childhood education courses will be an advantage); (b) undertake scholarly research and seek external competitive research grants; (c) conduct teaching practicum supervision; and (d) supervise doctoral students.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Substantive appointment can be considered for candidates with proven international academic standing and leadership and an exceptional record of research and scholarship.

Review of applications will start on October 15, 2021. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Application Procedure
Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae with details of three referees.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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