Lecturer in the Centre for Applied English Studies

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
05 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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: Centre for Applied English Studies (05300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the Centre for Applied English Studies (Ref.: 494024), to commence on July 1, 2019, on a two-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should have a recognized Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics or T.E.F.L. and at least 5 years’ full-time experience in teaching EAP or EFL to post-secondary students.  The appointee should be able to demonstrate an ability to: (a) meet the needs of students through their teaching, as evidenced by positive student feedback; (b) teach across a range of courses; (c) produce, evaluate and revise innovative teaching and learning materials; (d) work on meeting self-identified professional development goals; and (e) actively contribute to teaching development projects. 

The Centre is specifically looking for candidates who can bring experience related to the Centre’s development plans.  The Centre’s current development plans involve projects related to: (a) academic literacy teaching materials development and pedagogy for undergraduate students; (b) out-of-class communication support materials development and pedagogy in four strands, e.g. writing, speaking, digital literacy and general language advising; (c) blended-learning materials development and pedagogy; (d) experiential learning materials development and pedagogy; and (e) engaging students effectively as language consultants to improve the work of the Centre.

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. with a covering letter. 

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.

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