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Professors in Psychology

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

Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th September 2019
Expires: 26th November 2019
Job Ref: AC 2019/004/01

The University now invites applications and nominations for:

Professors in Psychology

The School of Humanities and Social Science (Ref.AC 2019/004/01)

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) HSS has two missions. First, HSS provides university core curriculum for all students, including general education, English language competency, Chinese cultural heritage and language competency, physical education, basic competency in information technology (IT) applications.

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), internet and new media, advanced English communication, urban studies, educational studies, sociological studies.

Positions and Qualifications

The School of Humanities and Social Science at CUHK(SZ) invites applicants for a faculty position in psychology (specialization areas in psychology are flexible), at the rank of full professor/associate professor level with prospect for tenure, although a junior candidate with very competitive academic records may be considered for position of assistant professor. Priorities will be given to candidates with expertise in industrial/organizational psychology, and clinical/counselling/health psychology, although other specialization areas will also be considered. 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 the associate and 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 he/she 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).   

The 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. 

Appointment 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 appointee is expected to commence work in the academic year 2019-20. 

Salary and Fringe Benefits 

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK, Shenzhen 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 cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statements about one’s teaching and research, recent teaching-related information, such as teaching evaluations, and at least three recommendation letters by email to talents4hss@cuhk.edu.cn.

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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