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Professor / Associate Professor in Social Work
Unit: School of Arts and Humanities
Post: Professor / Associate Professor in Social Work
Reference Number: TWC/24/058/ARH/P_AssoP
Closing Date: Until the position is filled


This is a fractional appointment (0.5 FTE)The appointee will be required but not limited to:

  • support new programme development in Social Work, including curriculum design, and course creation;
  • lead and participate in programme development and validation exercises; take up responsibilities in academic and departmental administration;
  • contribute to the planning, formulation and implementation of the College and School’s strategic initiatives and development;
  • guide / facilitate the College in enhancing its visibility and strengthening its local and international connections;
  • liaise with external bodies for job placements and professional development;
  • engage in research and have publication output, in accordance with the workload requirements of the College;
  • contribute to publication output, securing research funding, and raise the level of consultancies in respective discipline(s);
  • undertake professional service to external professional body / organization and provide public services to the community; and
  • perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Management and School Dean.



The appointee should have:

  • a PhD degree / Professional Doctorate in the relevant discipline, with background in counselling psychology and/or digital mental health is an advantage;
  • sufficient years of relevant experience in quality teaching in the tertiary education sector, including curriculum development skills (designing new courses, integrating innovative teaching methods, aligning curriculum with standards), experience in leading programme accreditation;
  • programme leadership experience in the discipline of social work;
  • ability to liaise and effectively communicate with relevant sections of the community, professional bodies, government departments and other external organizations; and
  • successful track record in obtaining external competitive grants and publications.


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 http://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 [email protected].  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.For enquiries, please contact 9172-8618.


Application Deadline: Until the position is filled


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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