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Professor position (open rank) in Psychology

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen - School of Humanities and Social Science

Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th November 2018
Expires: 20th January 2019
Job Ref: 2018/026/01

The University now invites applications and nominations for:

Professor position (open rank) in Psychology

The School of Humanities and Social Science (Ref# 2018/026/01)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Beyond the university core curriculum, HSS intends to develop to become a school of excellence in humanities and social sciences, and to provide high-quality programmes in multiple areas at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including, but not limited to, translation & interpreting studies, simultaneous interpreting, applied psychology, international affairs & international relations (global studies), new media studies, advanced English communication, urban studies, educational studies, sociological studies. 

Positions and Qualifications

The School of Humanities and Social Science at CUHK(SZ) invites applications for a faculty position in psychology at the rank of full, associate or assistant professor level with prospect for tenure. Priorities will be given to candidate with expertise in educational psychology, counselling/health psychology, or industrial/organizational psychology, although other specialization areas will also be considered. All candidates should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting duty) in a relevant area of psychology; and (ii) evidence of high potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Candidates for associate or full professor position  are expected to have solid evidence of excellence in teaching/research/service, and a strong track record of sustained high-quality research/scholarship outcomes in the expertise area(s), as evidenced by research publications in competitive international outlets (e.g., SSCI- or SCI-indexed journals) in the relevant areas of psychology. In addition, candidates need to demonstrate academic leadership and strong commitment to the highest standard of excellence. Applicants are advised to provide quality indicators for the journals where they have research publications (e.g., journal impact factor, journal ranking in a relevant category, as available in the Journal Citations Reports of the Web of Science).   

Successful applicant is expected to be able to teach a range of courses in core areas of psychology. Experience in supervising postgraduate students will be favorably considered. 

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later, subject to successful performance evaluation and mutual agreement. In cases where a candidate has an established record of excellence and demonstrable potential for continued success, tenure may be offered to the candidate at the time of initial appointment.

The appointees are expected to commence work in the academic before or in August 2019.

Salary and Fringe Benefits 

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK(SZ) and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable to the PRC. The appointee will be based in Shenzhen, China.

Application Procedure 

Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list and/or selected abstracts, and recent teaching-related information, such as teaching evaluations, by email to talents4hss@cuhk.edu.cn. Contact information (including e-mail address) for three references should also be provided.

Applications will be considered until the post is filled.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

   
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