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Vice President (Academic)

The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted Date
Dec 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education
Employment Level
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 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

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. 


Vice President (Academic) 


Reporting to the President of EdUHK, the Vice President (Academic), assisted by Associate Vice Presidents and Faculty Deans, will assume the overall responsibility for strategic planning, development, implementation, quality assurance and enhancement of all academic programmes in line with the vision and mission of the EdUHK.  The appointee will also provide leadership to the overall enhancement and strategy of the EdUHK’s academic enterprise in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area; as well as establish and maintain local, regional, national and international networks and collaborations for furthering the academic excellence of the EdUHK. 

The ideal candidate should have a proven record of substantial contributions and outstanding academic achievements with scholarship of international standing.  He/She should also possess extensive leadership experience in a senior academic position; strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills; a sound knowledge of local higher education sector and Asian education context; an ability to communicate effectively in English and preferably Chinese (Cantonese and/or Putonghua); preferred experiences of leading initiatives related to education and social innovation; and excellent judgement and decision-making abilities, including strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.  

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Remuneration package will be highly competitive and attractive fringe benefits will be offered. 

Application and Nomination 

The University is being represented in this search by Asianet Consultants. Interested parties are invited to submit applications/nominations, together with a full curriculum vitae, to Mr. Peter Liu of Asianet Consultants by email at (Tel.: (852) 2530-0137). 

The University reserves the right not to fill the position or to fill the position by invitation.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. Applications and nominations will be considered until the position is filled. 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


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. 

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