Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Social Work and Social Administration

Updated: 1 day ago
Job Type: FullTime

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. UIC established the Graduate School in 2017 and started to offer Postgraduate Programmes, including Taught Master's Programmes in addition to Research Postgraduate Programmes that lead to MPhil or PhD degrees.

UIC now invites candidates forthisposition which is expected to be filled in September 2021:

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Social Work and Social Administration (Ref: DHSS210313)

Job Description 
Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Community Work, Working with Elderly People, Application of Digital Technology in Human Services, Fieldwork Supervision, Casework, Counselling, Working with Children and Families, Mental Health, Hospice Care, Digital Society and Computational Social Science. The candidates are required to teach social work or digital society subjects, supervise students for their fieldwork practice as well as their final year projects, and carry out administrative responsibilities as necessary.

Job Requirement 
Candidates should have a PhD degree or Doctorate Degree of Social Work or related disciplines (preferably digital technology in social science). Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and research. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals. Candidates applying social work position, with 5 years in direct service are to be favorably considered. Candidates may have to supervise social work students both in Hong Kong and in China during term time (concurrent placement) and in summer time (block placement). For candidates from Hong Kong, they must be Registered Social Workers (RSW) approved by the Hong Kong Social Workers Registration Board. 

Appointment Terms

Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and social insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures

*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: .

*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to . Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from . Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.
The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.  

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