Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Educational/School Psychology

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Job description

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Educational/School Psychology in the Department of Psychology, to commence on August 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Educational/School Psychology, the qualification to practise as educational/school psychologist, a good record of research, and sound indicators of teaching abilities in educational/school psychology. The appointee is expected to maintain an active research programme, and be responsible for teaching courses at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels, and supervising research students. Enquiries about the post can be sent to the Chair of Selection Committee ( Information about the Department can be obtained at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as annual leave and medical benefits.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

How to apply

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a research statement and a teaching statement to the Department at  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at of applications will commence on January 15, 2018 and continue until March 1, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University of Hong Kong (or HKU, traditional Chinese: 香港大學) is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong and is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. The medium of instruction in most cases is English.