Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme
The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Chinese (04100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP) in the School of Chinese (Ref.: 492636), to commence on September 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.
One of the primary missions of the CLEP is to equip students with the necessary Chinese language skills for academic and professional pursuits. Tailor-made, discipline-specific practical Chinese language courses are offered to the undergraduates in all Faculties across the University. Further information on the Programme can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/chinese.
Applicants should possess a university degree or equivalent, a postgraduate degree in Chinese or related areas and normally 5 years’ post-qualification teaching experience at tertiary level. The ability to conduct practical Chinese courses is required. Proficiency in Putonghua is necessary. A high level of competence in written English is a definite advantage. The appointee should demonstrate a strong sense of commitment, a track record of excellence in teaching, a capacity to design and deliver courses as well as sophisticated communication and presentation skills. Apart from teaching, he/she will be expected to perform administrative duties such as the coordination of courses and the preparation of official documents in Chinese and English.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.
Closes February 22, 2019.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from both genders to apply.