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Research Assistant Professor

The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2022

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 teacher education and related disciplines through a diverse offering of academic, professional and research programmes.  Approaching its 30th anniversary, the University aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational and multidisciplinary research, development and innovation. We are committed to nurturing outstanding and caring educators and professionals as well as enhancing 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 a number of University-level research centres and Faculty-level research and professional development centres.  For more information about the University, please visit

To continue pursuing excellence in the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation through high quality research, we are seeking enthusiastic and highly dedicated academics to join the University in support of its strategic development in diverse areas. 


Research Assistant Professor (Ref: 2201304) 
Department of Early Childhood Education  
Faculty of Education and Human Development  


We are looking for potential candidates to engage in the following strategic research theme: 

- Parent and community engagement in education 
- Capacity building for the education workforce 
- Equity, ethics and inclusion 
- Child / Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing 


The appointee will contribute to the development of the research capacity of the University, including the strengthening of scholarship in the relevant strategic research theme(s).  Responsibilities mainly include : (i) conduct research and produce publications / research output; (ii) initiate research projects, secure external research grants (e.g., ECS/GRF), and engage actively in research-related activities; (iii) help in strengthening the local, national and international / external academic and professional organisations; (iv) undertake some teaching duties at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels and/or supervision of students; and (v) participate in and be an active member of the University’s community at Departmental / Faculty levels. 

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in a related discipline preferably with some post-doctoral work, and proven capacity and potential in research. 

For information on the Department, please visit  

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.  Start-up research grant will be provided. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and life insurance.  

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post.  Applicants should complete the online application form specifying the strategic research theme in which he/she wishes to engage and upload a full CV.  Review of applications will start from 30 December 2022, and will continue until the post is 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


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. 


Further information about the University is available at

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

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