Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (2 posts)

Hong Kong University
February 28, 2023
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (2 posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519036 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Psychology (30200) Categories: Professoriate Staff Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (2 posts) in the Department of Psychology (Ref: 519036), to commence on August 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department of Psychology was founded in 1968 and was the first department of psychology in Hong Kong. The Department is represented by 19 faculty members with different areas of expertise, including clinical psychology/neuropsychology, cognitive psychology/cognitive science, neuroscience, educational/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. We also support open science and strive for high integrity, trustworthy, replicable and reproducible research. We value diverse research methodologies. Further information about the Department can be obtained at https: // psychology.hku.hk/.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Psychology or related fields, with a demonstrated track record of research and teaching. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated research records on issues related to population and health, including (but not limited to) learning, development, education, and social/health psychology. The appointee is expected to maintain an active research programme, and be responsible for teaching courses and supervising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as contributing to the administration of the Department and academic programmes.

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the Chair of Selection Committee ([email protected]).

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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload (1) an up-to-date CV, (2) a research statement, (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. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2023 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Jan 18, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 28, 2023 (HK Time)

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