Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Higher
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 516404
Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (43100)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
The University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) is committed to the
highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and
has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many
years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and
research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic
departments and institutes/centres. There are around 30,000 undergraduate and
postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 4,000 members
of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds,
many of whom are internationally renowned. Further information about the
University can be found on the website https: // www. hku.hk/.
The Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)
The Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) is a high-
profile central unit in the University under the Office of the Vice-President
and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) and plays a key role in
supporting the implementation of University policies in relation to teaching
and learning. It provides academic leadership and professional support in the
areas of curriculum innovation, enhancement and quality assurance, and faculty
professional development. CETL has established a strong track record of active
engagement with Faculties and across key international networks. CETL
academics are research active in a range of fields across higher education.
Further information about the Centre can be obtained at
https: // www. cetl.hku.hk/.
Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Associate
Professor/Assistant Professor in Higher Education in the Centre for the
Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (Ref.: 516404), to commence in
December 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term
basis, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess:
(i) a doctoral degree in Education/Higher Education or a relevant
(ii) strong credentials and outstanding academic leadership capabilities
a track record of teaching and course development within a discipline,
especially with an outcomes-based approach to student learning;
demonstrated experience in leading curriculum and staff development
initiatives and contributing to the enhancement of student learning in
(iii) extensive experience in conducting externally funded and rigorous
field-based research related to higher education with a distinguished record
of scholarship, and
(iv) demonstrated interest and expertise in informal learning and mentoring
with a strong commitment to knowledge exchange/community engagement.
Demonstrated research expertise in the areas of big data, learning analytics
and/or adaptive learning in higher education is preferred.
The appointee will join CETL's vibrant team in supporting the University's
mission as Asia's Global University. He/She will report to the Director of
CETL and is expected to provide academic staff development opportunities in
various forms, including seminars, workshops and courses; to advise Faculties
on curriculum, and teaching and learning innovation; and to conduct research
on teaching and learning in higher education. We envisage this post as suiting
a mid-career academic looking for a career in a research-intensive university.
Initial inquiries can be sent to the Director of CETL, Dr. Susan Bridges by
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current
rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will
attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement
benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be
provided as applicable.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants
should apply online and upload a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V. with the
contact information of three referees, one sample of a representative research
output, a research plan and a teaching statement of not more than 2 pages each
(with a link to a sample video clip to demonstrate the applicant's teaching
in not more than 20 minutes). Review of applications will start as soon as
possible and continue until October 31, 2022 , or until the post is
filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Sep 7, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Oct 31, 2022 (HK Time)