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Assistant Professor (Ref: 2201380)

The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted Date
Feb 7, 2023

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. 


Assistant Professor (Ref: 2201380)
Department of Early Childhood Education 
Faculty of Education and Human Development  


The Department now seeks applicants for posts at the ranks of Assistant Professor.    We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise and in the following areas: 

Family and Community; Curriculum and Pedagogy; Special Need Education; Numeracy & STEM, Use of Technology in Early Childhood Education; Language and Literacy; Music, Art & Drama; Policy & Leadership; Teachers’ Professional Development; Socioemotional Development 

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 Cantonese and an appreciation of the challenges of working in a multicultural context will be advantageous but not essential.  

For information on the Department of Early Childhood Education, please visit:

Please contact Professor Kerry Lee, Head of the Department, for more details about the post at

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. 

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post.  Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full CV, and a statement of their suitability for the post.  Review of applications will start from 16 January 2023, 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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