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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC)

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University, is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. As from this academic year, UIC starts to offer Research and Taught Postgraduate Programme leading to MPhil and PhD degrees as well as taught Master awards.

UIC now invites candidates for the following position which is expected to be filled in September 2019:

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology (Ref: DST181005)

Candidates with expertise in the following areas: Introduction to Psychology, Assessment and Testing, Research Methods in Psychology, I/O Psychology, Human Factors and Ergonomics. 

Successful candidates are expected to 

  • assist Programme Director to initiate and develop a graduate programme in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with emphasis in organizational talents development and management; 
  • teach undergraduate (major/minor) and graduate level Applied Psychology courses; 
  • supervise students’ thesis writing and research; 
  • serve the academic community at UIC. 

Candidate should be an industrial and Organizational Psychologist with a PhD in Psychology and/or related fields, preferably with at least 5 years of teaching and working or consulting experience at tertiary / research institutions and organizations. Candidates must be able to work well with others in team settings, coupled with excellent teaching, communication and interpersonal skills. A good leader as well as a good follower who is familiar with industry practices in the application of Applied Psychology principles at work. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals.

Appointment Terms

Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance (applicable to Assistant Professor and above), leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures

Please send your application by emailing to Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed “Job Application Form” which can be downloaded from Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number. The College reserves the right not to fill the positions, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation. More information, please click:

Location: Zhuhai - China
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th June 2019
Expires: 4th August 2019
Job Ref: DST181005
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