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Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Educational Studies)

Hong Kong Metropolitan University
Hong Kong
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), formerly The Open University of Hong Kong, is a modern, vibrant and dynamic university. We use innovative teaching and education technology to offer world-class education. The University also pursues strategic research in response to the needs of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), the rest of the country, and the world.

To spearhead the development of higher education in the GBA, HKMU has been working closely with the Zhaoqing Municipal Government and Zhaoqing University to establish Hong Kong Metropolitan University (Zhaoqing) (MUZQ), pending the approval of the Ministry of Education.

For more information about the University, please visit

We are now looking for a suitable person to fill the following position in the School of Education and Languages: 

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Educational Studies) (Ref: 22000ZH)

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will be responsible mainly for the following:

  • planning, developing, coordinating and delivering courses (including face-to-face and distance learning modes) in related disciplines at the undergraduate, taught and research postgraduate levels;
  • undertaking/engaging in programme administration/development and scholarly activities; and
  • participating in School/University activities and administration.



Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

  • an earned doctorate in Education in curriculum studies, leadership and management, psychology or sociology with relevant teaching/professional experience (experience in programme and course administration is a definite advantage);
  • relevant teaching qualification and experience in the Hong Kong education system;
  • a record of research and peer-reviewed publications, involvement in professional and community services & activities; and
  • a good command of English and Chinese (preferably including Putonghua).

Candidates may apply for Associate Professor / Assistant Professor. Candidates should mark on the CV the position(s) for which they wish to be considered.

The level of appointment depends on the candidate’s academic background, experience and competence in academic leadership, teaching, research, scholarly publications, etc.

Terms and Conditions for Appointment

An attractive remuneration package, including basic salary, a composite cash allowance, an end-of-contract gratuity, and a discretionary incentive payment, where applicable, will be offered to the right candidates. Generous annual leave, staff-development sponsorships, medical and dental benefits, and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

To Apply

Candidates who are interested in joining us may submit their applications via the University’s eRecruitment System:

Deadline:   16 June 2022

The personal data collected will be used for the purpose of considering your application for employment.  For details, please refer to the “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” on the University’s website. If you are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date of application, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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