Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR174/16-17)

Hong Kong Baptist University - Department of Education Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences

The appointee should possess expertise in the subject areas of school leadership and management, educational leadership and administration, or related disciplines. He/She is expected to teach in his/her expertise area plus at least one of the following subject areas: (i) Philosophical Foundations of Education, (ii) Social Foundations of Education, (iii) Curriculum & Assessment, (iv) Classroom Management & Communication, and (v) Problem Behaviours in Children & Adolescents. The appointee is also expected to conduct cutting-edge academic research in a relevant field, to teach at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to supervise postgraduate dissertations and teaching practice in schools and contribute to the work of the Department, as appropriate.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree, be active in research in a relevant field and have related teaching experience. Applicants for the rank of Associate Professor or above should have a strong publication record, substantial years of teaching experience and some years of academic administrative exposure. A relevant teacher certificate will be desirable.  Knowledge of Cantonese and the education system in Hong Kong will be an advantage.

Terms of appointment:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers competitive package which include gratuity/retirement benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, and wherever applicable housing assistance and relocation allowance. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing September 2017. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms. Completed application form should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by email to: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

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