THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Consultant, Faculty of Education

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
08 May 2019
End of advertisement period
21 May 2019
Ref
495652
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part 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: Fractional / Part-time
Department: Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education (10088)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Part-time Research Consultant (at the rank of Principal Lecturer) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 495652), to commence as soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chinese Language Education. They should have over 20 years of research and teaching experience in tertiary institutions, including leading and conducting Chinese language education research projects; a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and strong and highly developed leadership, organizational and administrative skills. He/She should also have published academic papers of good quality which are related to Chinese reading comprehension and/or Chinese reading assessment. Proven track record in obtaining external grants or funding in relation to the development of Chinese language curriculum and pedagogy is a must.

The appointee will be required to analyze the collected data, conceptualize the experiences and findings of various Chinese language educational research projects to generate research papers and articles for publication, and perform other duties as assigned. 

Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.cacler.hku.hk

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.   Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 21, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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