Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

Job Title: Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered
Reference: 17042808
Job Published: June 01, 2017 09:09

Job Description


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300.  The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year. 


Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology (Ref. 17042808)

The appointee will be required to (a) teach subjects in the discipline of Educational Psychology or other psychology subjects; (b) contribute to the development and enhancement of teaching and learning; (c) participate and/or provide leadership in the planning, management and curriculum development of programmes; (d) develop e-learning modules and design of innovative pedagogy; (e) secure external competitive research grants, conduct academic research, publish in good quality peer-reviewed journals, and provide academic leadership; and (f) carry out academic and administrative duties.

Applicants should (a) have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline and a solid academic background in Educational Psychology; (b) have obtained or be eligible for full membership of the Division of Educational Psychology of The Hong Kong Psychological Society or an equivalent status; (c) have proven track records in teaching and research; (d) have excellent records in the successful bidding of external competitive research grants; (e) have substantial experience in academic programme planning, management and curriculum development; (f) be open to the use of e-learning and blended learning strategies in teaching and scholarship; and (g) have excellent local and international connections in research and professional capacities.  Preference will be given to those with frontline experience as an educational psychologist. 

The job duty requirements and expectation will be in line with the appointed grade.

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Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor and Professor levels.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please submit application form via email to; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from will continue until the position is filled.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at