Associate Professor, Department of Early Childhood Education (Ref: AssoProf/ECE/1020)

The Department of Early Childhood Education is one of the academic departments in the Faculty of Education and Human Development. Applications are invited for the academic position in the following areas : Language Instruction; Play, Art and Creativity; Educational Leadership and Administration; Curriculum and Instruction; Special Education in Early Childhood Education


Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in a relevant area, a strong record of research and teaching, a programmatic plan for future development, and the capacity to work with schools and education professionals. Bilingual competency in English and Chinese and an appreciation of the challenges of working in a multicultural context will be advantageous.


The successful candidate(s) is required to be actively involved in research that leads to successful grant proposals and publications in recognized refereed journals. He/she will contribute to the growth and development of the Department; perform teaching and educationrelated activities/duties; assist in designing, implementing, evaluating and co-ordinating course/programmes/curriculum; supervise students in teaching practice and project work; conduct research or other scholarly activities; and work with schools and education policy-makers in improving schooling for all learners.

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 and a statement of their suitability for the post, 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 1 December 2020, and will continue until the posts are 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

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.