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Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Ref: 2300536)

The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted Date
May 18, 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. 


Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Ref: 2300536)
Department of Curriculum and Instruction  
Faculty of Education and Human Development 


The Department is looking for academic staff who wish to join a group of committed colleagues whose focus is on the academic study of curriculum and instruction. Successful candidate(s) will contribute to the growth and development of a Department that plays a central role in the education of teachers; pursues research and development projects that contribute better understanding of schools and the contexts in which they operate; and works with schools and education policy-makers to improve schooling for Hong Kong students.  The Department aspires to be a leading regional centre for the study of curriculum, digital learning and teaching, educational technology, STEM education - working collaboratively with higher education institutions in Hong Kong, Mainland China and across the region. 

The appointee will contribute to the Department’s teaching, research, project supervision, programme and curriculum development, and programme and course management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Supervision of field work and of teaching practicum may also be required.  

Applicants should have a Doctoral degree in related to one or more of these areas. They should be an active researcher with a growing publication record and able to continue conducting research that attracts competitive external funding and leads to publication in leading international journals. Applicants should have teaching experience and a record of excellence in teaching. They should be fluent in English with, ideally, some knowledge of Cantonese and/or Mandarin Chinese and the educational context of Hong Kong and/or China.   

Applicants for Associate Professor should possess evidence of strong research output and publication in relevant field(s) and a strong research track record and impact. Applicants for Assistant Professor should possess evidence of scholarship, research, and publications in the relevant field(s), evidence of plans for future development and capacity to work with schools and education professionals. 

Further information about the Department, please visit:  

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. Review of applications will start from 29 May 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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