Assistant Professor of Psychology (2 posts) The Education University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university offering a diverse range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 11,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture disciplines.  The University has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising altogether 16 Departments, with about 470 academic/teaching staff.  It now features four University-level research centres and thirteen Faculty-level research and development centres covering various areas of expertise in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts.


The University aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines, and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of scholarship.  If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary university at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.


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The University invites applications for the following post:


Assistant Professor (2 posts) (Ref: AsstProf/PS/0317)

Department of Psychology


The Department aspires to be a leader in the Asia-Pacific region of Psychology in education and related fields, and be at the cutting edge of scientific research, development, and teaching in Psychology. 


We invite applications for the academic positions in the fields of i) Educational Psychology; ii) Industrial and Organizational Psychology; iii) Cognitive Psychology; and iv) Statistics.  Other psychology-related fields are also welcome.


The appointee will participate in activities related to teaching, research, project supervision, curriculum and programme development, and programme and course management at undergraduate to postgraduate levels.  Field work supervision may also be required.  He/she is expected to be an active researcher, be able to conduct research that leads to publications in leading international journals and successfully acquire external research grants.


Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in relevant areas.  For the post in Educational Psychology and Industrial and Organizational Psychology, preference will be given to applicants with practitioner qualification.  Applicants should demonstrate strong potential as researchers and commitment to high quality teaching. 


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Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  


Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.  Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.


Application Formsare obtainable from (a); or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong.  The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post to the above address.  Review of applications will start from 17 March 2017, and will continue until the post is filled.  Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.  For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to


All applications will be treated in strict confidence.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.  The University reserves the right not to fill the positions advertised.  Since the incumbent may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police.


EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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