Senior Professional Practitioner/Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 504327
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Psychology (30200)
Categories: Professoriate Staff, Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Professional
Practitioner/Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology in the
Department of Psychology (Ref.: 504327), to commence on September 1, 2021
or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the
possibility of renewal. The appointment as Assistant Professor may be
considered for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term
The Department of Psychology was founded in 1968 and was the first department
of psychology in Hong Kong. The Department is represented by 20 faculty
members with different areas of expertise, including clinical
psychology/neuropsychology, cognitive psychology/neuroscience, educational and
developmental psychology, as well as social/health psychology. Our faculty
members engage in a broad range of research across the discipline, from basic
human neuroscience to educational policy, as these different areas of research
inform and complement each other. This unique research environment enables the
integration of different disciplinary areas into cohesive and empirically
sound research programmes that are translated into measurable societal impact.
Further information about the Department can be obtained at
https:// www. psychology.hku.hk.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in Educational/School Psychology.
The appointee is expected to be responsible for teaching courses and
supervising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as
contributing to the administration of academic programmes.
To apply for Assistant Professor , applicants should also have a
demonstrated track record in research and scholarship. The appointee is
expected to maintain an active research programme. To apply for Senior
Professional Practitioner , applicants should also have at least five years'
professional experience in the practice as educational/school psychologist as
well as sound indicators of teaching abilities in educational/school
psychology. The appointee will focus on teaching and professional service.
He/She is expected to integrate professional practice with teaching. A
courtesy title of Assistant Professor of Practice may be offered where the
professional experience justifies.
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 at the University's careers site (https: // jobs.hku.hk)
and upload (1) an up-to-date C.V., (2) a research statement (for
appointment as Assistant Professor) and (3) a teaching statement, and (4)
state the contact information of three referees on the online application
form. At least one of the referees should be able to comment on your
research/teaching ability and your contribution to research/teaching in your
department, while the remaining two should have knowledge of your recent
academic or employment experience. Enquiries about the post can be sent to the
Chair of Selection Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will
commence as soon as possible and continue until July 15, 2021 , or until
the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency
Advertised: Jun 11, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Jul 15, 2021 (HK Time)