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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Psychology/Criminology/Sociology/Social Work) in the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences [Ref. C/707/09]


City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

  • biomedical science and engineering
  • veterinary science
  • computer science and data science
  • neuroscience and neural engineering
  • bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
  • smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
  • AI/robotics/autonomous systems
  • aerospace and microelectronics engineering
  • energy generation and storage
  • digital business and innovation management
  • fintech and business analytics
  • computational social sciences
  • digital humanities
  • digital and new media
  • law and technology
  • private law
  • healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

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Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

Duties

Contribute to research and education (including teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, developing relevant curriculum, supervising students on research projects and under practicum/internship, and managing student activities and academic programmes) in the areas of Psychology, Criminology, Sociology or Social Work; actively engage in research and promote/participate in cross/interdisciplinary projects; and contribute to departmental administration and knowledge transfer.

Requirements

A PhD in Psychology/Criminology/Sociology/Social Work. Candidates for the Social Work discipline must have at least 5 years of post-qualifying social work practice experiences.  Candidates are expected to have a strong track record in research, publications and grant acquisitions in their specialized fields.  Preference will be given to those who are able to teach multi-disciplines.

Candidates for Assistant Professor should have demonstrated potential for high-impact publication and grant capture.  Candidates for Associate Professor should have a strong record of original intellectual achievement, as evidenced by research or publications and grant capture as well as a strong teaching record and contributions to instructional development.  Candidates for Professor should have a portfolio of significant contributions to their field of scholarship (including publications and the receipt of research grants or funds), and a strong record of providing leadership in teaching and educational activities (including supervision of graduate students) and professional experience.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  The appointment is on substantiation-track and the initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : ssrecruit@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: ssrecruit@cityu.edu.hk).  Applications and nominations received by 9 October 2021 will receive full consideration.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange for the full application process.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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