Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016,The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly fundeduniversity, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teachingthrough a diverse offering of academic and research programmes upto doctoral level in teacher education and complementarydisciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities. TheUniversity aspires to further enhance its role as a leadinguniversity in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus oneducational research, development and innovation, and recognizedfor its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caringprofessionals as well as the impact of scholarship.The University has an academic/teaching staff strength ofabout 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000. It hasa Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Educationand Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty ofLiberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising 16 academicdepartments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-levelresearch and professional development centres. For moreinformation about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk.We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill thefollowing position(s). If you are excited by the prospect ofcontributing your expertise to the development of a leadinguniversity at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we wouldlike to hear from you.Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/ECE/0421)Department of Early Childhood Education Faculty of Education and Human DevelopmentThe Department of Early Childhood Education is one of theacademic departments in the Faculty of Education and HumanDevelopment. We aspire to be a leading centre for the study ofEarly Childhood Education and work extensively with educators,school leaders, policy makers, and scholars from around the worldon various school development projects, knowledge transfer andacademic exchange activities.The Department has multiple vacancies at the rank of AssistantProfessor in the following early childhood education areasbelow:Child Development; Curriculum and Instruction; Music andCreativity; Family and Community; Educational Leadership; SpecialEducation in Early Childhood Education; and Use of technology inEarly Childhood EducationThe successful candidate(s) will contribute to the growth anddevelopment of the Department; perform teaching andeducation-related activities/duties; assist in designing,implementing, evaluating and co-ordinatingcourse/programmes/curriculum; supervise students in teachingpractice and project work; conduct research or other scholarlyactivities; and work with schools and education policy-makers inimproving schooling for all learners.Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in a relevant area, astrong record of research and teaching, a programmatic plan forfuture development, and the capacity to work with schools andeducation professionals. Bilingual competency in Englishand Chinese and an appreciation of the challenges of working in amulticultural context will be advantageous.For information on the Department of Early Childhood Education,please visit: http://www.eduhk.hk/ece/.Salary will be commensurate with qualifications andexperience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-termcontract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity,leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housingbenefits.Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm;or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee FoundationBuilding, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road,Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completedApplication Form, together with full CV and a statement of theirsuitability for the post, should be sent to the Human ResourcesOffice by email to [email protected] or by post to the aboveaddress. Review of applications will start from15 April 2021, and will continue until theposts are filled. Applications which are notmade in prescribed form, or incomplete, or late, or not signed, orwithout the required supporting documents may not beconsidered. Please quote the reference number of theposition in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – JobApplication” on the envelope. Personal data provided byapplicants will be used for recruitment and otheremployment-related purposes. For details of the PersonalInformation Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.All applications will be treated in strictconfidence. Only those who are shortlisted will becontacted. The University reserves the right not to fillthe position(s) advertised. Since the incumbent’s workwould involve contacts with persons aged under 18 and/or mentallyincapacitated persons, prospective employee(s) will be required toundergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong KongPolice Force.EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
ABRACADABRA is throwing a multi-day virtual festival to help raise money for NIVA’s Save Our Stages Emergency Relief Fund while also celebrating the changeover of the calendar year with performances from John Legend, Major Lazer, and more.The three-day music and wellness New Year’s marathon will air for free on Twitch with performances continuing around the clock beginning December 30th and continuing until January 1st. The 50+ hours of nonstop music and self-love sessions will include performances from Kaskade, Aloe Blacc, BLOND:ISH, elrow ft. Claptone, Jermaine Dupri, Marc Rebillet, Poolside, to name a few. The event’s four hours of mental health workshops and wellness activities each day will also treat viewers to mass meditations, sound baths, yoga, psychedelic breathwork, conscious cooking, and astrology forecasts, as hosted by Aarona Lea, Aimee Greenacre, AYA, Cole Knight, Eva Kaczor, and Jai Dev Singh.The concert promoter launched its AbracadabraTV platform back over the summer which has since featured multiple virtual festivals along with weekly programming and artist residencies while the live events industry remains on hiatus.Related: Georgia Comes Alive: A Virtual Festival To Get Out The VoteCheck out the lineup and 2021 festival trailer below. Click here to RSVP to the event.ABRACADABRA New Years 2021 (Festival Trailer)[Video: Abracadabra]