Post Date: 05 Oct 2018

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

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors in (1) Mathematics Education and (2) STEM/ Science Education


Department of Curriculum and Instruction
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction 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 ).

Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors in (1) Mathematics Education and (2) STEM/ Science Education (Ref : 180001XQ) (Closing date : November 30, 2018)

The Department invites applications for full-time appointments as Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, one opening in each of the following areas:

  1. Mathematics education; and
  2. STEM / Science education (especially chemistry and/or physics education).
Applicants should have strong research and teaching experience in design, implementation and evaluation of the relevant curricula. Ability to contribute to teaching and research on curriculum studies and pedagogies is an added advantage.

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 active research and publications. The appointees 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. Applicants for Professorship / Associate Professorship should have a track record of outstanding research and publications, as well as success in obtaining competitive research grants.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for three years initially, which, subject to funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation.

Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae with details of three referees.


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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