The appointee will provide leadership in all aspects of academic activities through teaching, research, and consultancy; actively contribute to the planning, formulation and implementation of the College and School’s strategic direction and development; take a leading role and participate in programme and curriculum development and validation exercises; contribute to academic and school administration; lead and supervise the work of academic staff involved in prescribed courses / programmes; guide the College in enhancing its visibility and strengthening its local and international connections; build and develop an extensive network of contacts and colleagues to develop and enhance College market position and reputation; provide leadership in promoting good teaching and collaborative research; perform scholarly activities; facilitate the development and enhancement of the discipline through quality research and publications including seeking external grants and raise the level of consultancies in respective discipline(s); oversee and perform academic activities including academic advising, examination and assessment, student recruitment, committee works, whole person development activities of students; undertake professional service to external professional body / organization and provide public services to the community.
Applicants should possess a PhD degree / Professional Doctorate in Early Childhood Education / Psychology with not less than 10 years (for Professor) or 7 years (for Associate Professor) of substantial relevant experience in teaching and research in the tertiary education sector, programme development and programme leadership; an international reputation in high quality scholarship and research outputs and publications in journals with high impact in the relevant discipline; and a demonstrated successful track record in obtaining external competitive grants as Principal Investigator.
A concurrent appointment as Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities may be offered, if appropriate.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit your application letter, resume and a completed application form (available at https://www.twc.edu.hk/en/Administration_Units/hro/career/application_guideline) by mail to the Human Resources Office, Tung Wah College Cheung Kung Hai Memorial Building, 90A Shantung Street, Mongkok, Kowloon or email to [our mailbox through CTgoodjobs Apply Now ]. Please quote the reference number of the post in the application letter and on the envelope. The College reserves the right to fill or not to fill the post. Applicants who are not contacted by the College 4 months after the application deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful.
Application Deadline: 29 October 2021 (Friday)
All information and personal data collected will be used solely for recruitment related purposes. For more information about the College, please visit our website: http://www.twc.edu.hk.
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Established by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (“TWGHs") in 2010, Tung Wah College (TWC) is a self-financing degree-granting institution registered under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap.320). Following the educational ideals of TWGHs and leveraging on its renowned strengths and expertise, TWC aims to provide high quality tertiary education to nurture competent, socially responsible and caring professionals for the benefits of society.
With the staunch support of TWGHs, TWC has been developing rapidly and built up a niche in healthcare education. It is the first self-financing tertiary institution offering professionally accredited degrees to train allied health professionals such as medical laboratory technologists, occupational therapists and radiation therapists. Besides, the College is also the first institution registered under Cap. 320 offering early childhood education degree and higher diploma programmes to train qualified kindergarten teachers and child care professionals.
Currently, TWC has 4 schools (namely School of Arts and Humanities, School of Management, School of Medical and Health Sciences, and School of Nursing) offering a total of 16 degree, sub-degree, diploma and certificate programmes in several disciplines. It has a student population of over 3,000. Since establishment, TWC has nurtured over 3,200 graduates.
Being a young and vibrant institution, TWC aspires to become a leading private university in the long term. It is planning to launch a number of new programmes, strengthen teaching and learning facilities and quality, and enhance research capability etc. in coming years. To cope with its continuous development, we are now inviting highly qualified candidates to join our professional team.