Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Social Work

The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Social Work

Applicants should (i) have a PhD/DSW degree; (ii) be registered social workers; (iii) have professional expertise or substantial working experience in micro or macro social work practice; (iv) have an outstanding academic record (teaching and research work); and preferably (v) have knowledge of and experience in ICT-based inventions and/or e-learning development in social work practice. 

The appointee(s) will teach a range of courses in research/practice/policy areas (e.g. gerontology, rehabilitation, social welfare policy and planning, social work research, clinical social work practice, mental health and cross-cultural social work studies). Duties include (a) teaching day-time and evening courses; (b) academic research and publication; (c) developing e-learning programme(s) of the Department; and (d) undertaking administrative work. 

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for one to three years initially commencing January 2017, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Outstanding candidate for Professor rank may be considered for substantive appointment forthwith. 

Applications will be accepted until the post(s) is/are filled. 

[Note: Those who have responded to a previous advertisement for the same opening (under reference no. 160001CX) are under consideration and need not re-apply in this instance.] 

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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