Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (1-3 positions) (PR0318/22-23)

Hong Kong Baptist University

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Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (1-3 positions) (PR0318/22-23)

The Sport, Physical Education and Health Department invites applications for the above positions. The appointee is expected to conduct cutting-edge academic research, provide a contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate programme delivery, and supervise student projects, dissertations, placement at undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels and contribute to the work of the Department as deemed appropriate. The appointee should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: exercise/sport science, biomechanics, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, behavioral science, sports technology, health and special populations and health and wellness promotion.


Applicants should possess a relevant doctoral degree, and a very good track record of research and tertiary teaching experience. The candidates should also have a substantial publication record in high impact international refereed journals, and solid experience in course teaching, research student supervision, programme administration/ development and academic administration. Applicants applying for Associate Professor and above should be able to demonstrate extensive experience and success in grant applications.

The Assistant Professor role is a tenure-track position with initial appointment on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing in September 2023. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement. Tenured appointment is expected to be attained within six years.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( with samples of publications, preferably the best three out of their most recent publications/works. They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with the PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, directly to the Human Resources Office (Email: Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after the submission of the application may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, and scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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