Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,200 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Academic Posts in the Faculty of Education
Applications are invited for the following position in the Faculty of Education.
are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in Library and Information
Applicants should have teaching and research interests and expertise in library and information science, information management, and other relevant areas. Expertise on research methods in library studies and/or information science research would be desirable. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree, a professional teaching qualification in the relevant discipline and substantial experience in teaching at the tertiary level. Knowledge of the local context would be an advantage. The appointee will be required to teach on courses offered by the Faculty at various levels from undergraduate to doctorate, supervise research postgraduate students, undertake teaching practicum supervision, contribute actively to research and undertake administrative responsibilities.
Assistant Professor in Library and Information
Applicants should state clearly which post, field and level (preferably with reference number) they wish to be considered for. Information about the Faculty can be obtained athttp://www.hku.hk/education/.
globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's
qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax
does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointments on fixed terms will
attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement
benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary
Application form (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and further particulars can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview. Closes February 3.2012. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the application result.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy
Samuel Kai Wah Chu, Ph.D.
Division of Information & Technology Studies
Program Director, MSc[Library & Info
Faculty of Education, The
Tel: (852) 2241-5894
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