Faculty position, Professor of Psychology, University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor (from August 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure after satisfactory completion of their second three-year contract.  Outstanding candidates may be considered for a tenured position on appointment)
The Department is looking for an internationally renowned scholar in any area of Psychology who is widely recognized as a leader in his/her research field. The appointee is expected to take on a leadership role in the Department, and to help further enhance the international standing of the Department and contribute to its research development.
Applicants should also have a strong record of research and teaching. The appointees are expected to maintain an active research programme, and will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses and supervising research students.  We are particularly interested in those who can help consolidate our existing research strengths in Visual Perception, Social/Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology, and Educational/School Psychology.  Further information about the posts can be obtained from Professor William Hayward, Head of Department, at whayward@hku.hk.
Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.psychology.hku.hk.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong by mail or by e-mail at dpsychol@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and will continue until the post is filled.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.