Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership (Ref: AsstProf/EPL/1220)

The Department is looking for an emerging scholar in the area of educational leadership. Areas of current strategic interest include leading teacher learning, school leadership across Greater China and the Greater Bay Area, and leadership in international schools. Educational leadership researchers with other interests will also be considered.


Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in a relevant area, articulate a clear research agenda, and evidence capacity to publish in high-quality journals. Teaching experience in higher education or schools is preferred. Candidates must be highly proficient in English. Understanding of Chinese and the Hong Kong and Greater Bay context, while not required, are desirable. The position will begin on 1 July 2021.


If appointed, the candidate will teach related undergraduate and postgraduate courses in addition to conducting research and community services. He/she will aspire to work individually and in teams to conduct cutting edge leadership research.

How to apply: 

Application Forms are obtainable from (a); or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to [email protected] or by post to the above address. Review of applications will start from 28 December 2020, and will continue until the post is filled. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to

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Length of contract: 
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.