Requirements

Professor Rank
1. A relevant Doctorate in ECE or closely related field;
2. Practitioner experience in ECE settings;
3. A distinguished record of effective teaching, educational management, curriculum design and development in Higher Education;
4. Significant contribution and international reputation in high quality scholarship and research;
5. Demonstrated academic leadership; and
6. Strong local and international network within the ECE sector.

Associate Professor Rank
1. A relevant Doctorate in ECE or closely related field;
2. Practitioner experience in ECE settings;
3. Substantial experience (preferably not less than 8 years) in teaching, educational management and curriculum design and development in Higher Education;
4. A good record of research and publications; and
5. Strong network within the ECE sector.

Assistant Professor Rank
1. A relevant Doctorate in ECE or closely related field (ABD considered but must have completed Doctoral degree by July 1 of the year following initial appointment);
2. Practitioner experience in ECE settings;
3. Teaching experience in Higher Education; and
4. Research experience with a record of publications.

Senior Lecturer Rank
1. A Master’s Degree in ECE or closely related field, or comparable professional experiences;
2. Practitioner experience in ECE settings;
3. At least 5 years of full-time teaching, curriculum design and development experience at post-secondary level; and
4. Substantial programme or relevant academic management experience.

Lecturer Rank
1. A Master’s degree in ECE or closely related field, or comparable professional experiences;
2. Practitioner experience in ECE settings; and
3. At least 3 years of full-time teaching, curriculum design and development experience at post-secondary level.

Assistant Lecturer Rank
1. A Master’s degree in ECE or closely related field, or comparable professional experiences;
2. Practitioner experience in ECE settings; and
3. Preferably some teaching experience at post-secondary level.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Appointment will be made on fixed-term contracts commencing July 2019 (or as soon as possible) for full-time positions, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement.

Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, staff development support, research grant, annual leave and sick leave, and Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee(s).

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to:
1. Submit an application letter with a full Curriculum Vitae, and copies of all graduate transcripts, and the names and contact details of three references.
2. Specify in the application letter:
a. the area of specialism / courses they have been teaching in Higher Education
b. current/latest salary and expected salary
3. Send applications to the Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education by email (recruit@yccece.edu.hk).
4. The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Important notes to Job Applicants

  1. Applicants will have to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check before appointment can be confirmed.
  2. Appointees will be required to undergo a teacher registration process with the Education Bureau. In order to complete this process, applicants with overseas qualifications will have to go through qualification assessment to be conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications. The costs for the qualification assessment will be borne by the appointees.

The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The College also reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

Personal Data Collection Statement in relation to Job Application

  1. Application documents submitted by job applicants are used for recruitment and other
    employment-related purposes by the College.  It may be accessible to offices, committees or
    persons who will process recruitment and employment-related matters.  Should similar
    vacancies in the College arise, your application may also be forwarded to relevant units for
    consideration.
  2. Provision of full and complete information in support of your application is necessary for
    selection purposes. Failure to provide any of these data may affect the processing and outcome
    of your application.
  3. The unsuccessful applicants’ application papers and other personal data will be destroyed not
    later than one year after the recruitment process is completed.
  4. Job applicants who wish to have access or to make corrections to any information they have
    provided to the College can write to the Head (Administration & Development).