Lecturer II/Assistant Lecturer, Putonghua Section

Kowloon, Hong Kong
05 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Language Centre

The appointee is expected to (i) teach Putonghua and Mandarin subjects; (ii) design and compile subject materials, supplementary and self-learning materials; (iii) conduct Putonghua proficiency tests used by the Centre; and (iv) perform other duties as assigned by the Head of the Language Centre and the Head of the Putonghua Section.

Applicants should hold a Master's degree in Chinese or Linguistics, and a Bachelor's degree in Chinese Language and Literature. They should be able to speak fluent Putonghua, and have attained first class in the Putonghua Shuiping Ceshi (PSC). Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in teaching Putonghua and Chinese at tertiary level in Hong Kong. Applicants are also expected to be fluent in Cantonese and English, and be familiar with Chinese input methods and computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one and a half year commencing January 2019. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Reference salary range:

Lecturer II:            HK$35,000 - HK$45,600
Assistant Lecturer: HK$27,700 - HK$34,300

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 (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in the latest teaching evaluation results. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

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 then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 22 September 2018

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