Associate Professor / Professor in English Language Education
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Hong Kong

Department/ Unit: Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Closing Date: Until the post is filled


The Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the Faculty of Education at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a dynamic centre in the Asia-Pacific region for teaching and research in the broad areas of curriculum and instruction. In addition to Faculty-based undergraduate teacher education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Master of Education, Doctor of Education and PhD programmes, the Department offers several Master of Arts programmes as well as research supervision across a range of subject areas. The Faculty of Education of CUHK is an international centre for professional training and research in education. The Faculty is ranked 20th internationally in the 2018 Times Higher Education subject ranking in Education (further information available at


The Department invites applications for full-time appointment as Associate Professor / Professor in English Language Education. Applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a relevant doctoral degree; (ii) a strong commitment to excellent teaching; and (iii) a track record of outstanding research and publications, as well as success in obtaining competitive research grants. Applicants should also have a proven record of strong scholarship with an international impact, success in obtaining externally awarded competitive research grants, invitations to speak at major international academic meetings, and supervision of research postgraduate students.


The appointee will (a) teach courses on the Faculty’s teacher education programmes; (b) undertake scholarly research and seek external competitive research grants; (c) conduct teaching practice supervision; and (d) supervise doctoral students. Concurrent leadership appointment in a research centre of the Faculty on English language education could also be considered for candidates with rich experience and track record in obtaining and managing diverse funded projects.


Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae with details of three referees. Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Substantive appointment can be considered for candidates with proven international academic standing and leadership and an exceptional record of research and scholarship. Applications will be considered until the post is filled.




: Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts


: Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Unposting Date

: Ongoing

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