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Research Assistant Professor (Learning & Praxis) (PR0160/18-19)

Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences

Location: Kowloon Tong - Hong Kong
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 2nd November 2018
Closes: 1st December 2018
Job Ref: PR0160/18-19

Our vision is engaged social science that inspires success in students and builds a better society. Continuing our investment in new talent, we now seek Research Assistant Professors to contribute to the Faculty Niche Research Area in “Smart Societies”. Successful candidates will be housed in one of our seven discipline-based Departments (Education Studies, Geography, Government & International Studies, History, Social Work, Sociology, and Sport & Physical Education).

Research Assistant Professor (Learning & Praxis) (PR0160/18-19) 

The appointees are expected to conduct original research in one or more indicative theme areas outlined below, and contribute to department-based teaching. Applicants should possess a relevant doctoral degree or equivalent qualifications with strong potential in research. 

Education Science, Cognitive Science, Applications of Information and Communications Technology to Learning and Professional Practices, Data Analytics Applications, and e-Governance. 

Further details of the theme areas and the profile of departments are available at: and respectively.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing March 2019. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Procedure: 

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications, and latest teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: direct. 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 be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at  

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

Closing date: 1 December 2018

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