Post Date: 21 Sep 2018

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
Education: Master Degree or above
Salary: -
Location: Shatin Area

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor


Department of Educational Psychology (Ref : 180001WC)

The Department of Educational Psychology invites applications for a faculty position at Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor level in Early Childhood Psychology and related fields. Further information about the Department is available at

Applicants should have (i) excellent academic qualifications including a doctoral degree in psychology / education or related discipline; (ii) a strong research background in areas that will contribute or add to the existing strengths of the Department; (iii) a track record of programmatic research and publications; and (iv) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

The appointee will (a) teach postgraduate and undergraduate courses; (b) supervise postgraduate students; (c) bid for external competitive grants; and (d) assist in administrative matters. The appointee is expected to play a key role in new teaching programmes and strategic research initiatives in early childhood education and interventions. Concurrent leadership appointment in a research centre of the Faculty could also be considered for candidates with proven academic leadership and an outstanding track record in obtaining and managing diverse funded projects.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2019, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Outstanding candidate at Professor rank with an exceptional record of research and scholarship and a remarkable academic standing internationally may be considered for substantive appointment forthwith.

Review of applications will start on 15th November, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.


Application Procedure :
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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