The Education University of Hong Kong
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 learning and teaching
through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up
to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary
disciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities. The
University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading
university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on
educational research, development and innovation, and recognized
for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring
professionals as well as 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 various University-level and Faculty-level
research and professional development centres. For more
information about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk.
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
As chief executive of the University, the President will be
responsible to the Council for the management and administration of
the University. In addition, the President will also be
responsible for the effective implementation of the Strategic Plan
of the University.
The ideal candidate should be a scholar with a track record of
performance and achievements in the higher education sector. He/She
should have passion for education in leading the University to
realise its unique mission; visionary and innovative leadership,
management and organisational skills. Good academic training,
professional qualifications, strong interpersonal, presentation and
communication skills are important. A good knowledge of the
Chinese culture and values, the Hong Kong education system and the
local context and strong connection to the education sectors in
Hong Kong, mainland China and overseas are preferred.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Remuneration package will be highly competitive and attractive
fringe benefits will be offered.
The terms for the initial contract will normally be five years,
which will be renewable by mutual agreement.
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 to:
email@example.com (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 http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.
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
EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.