Associate Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership (Ref: AssoProf/EPL/0221)

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. Experienced researchers with an internationally recognised research and development agenda in other areas of educational leadership will also be considered.


Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership, a clearly developed research agenda, a strong record of publications in high-quality leadership journals, and evidence of capacity to win competitive research grants. Prior teaching experience in higher education is essential. Candidates must be highly proficient in English. Understanding of Chinese and the Hong Kong and Greater Bay context, while not required, are desirable. Supervision of PhD students and experience of school-university partnership are also 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.

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 24 February 2021, 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

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.