Assistant Lecturer in Japanese Studies

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
04 Sep 2019
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01 Oct 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: School of Modern Languages and Cultures (05100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Assistant Lecturer in Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 498534) (to commence on January 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and availability of funding)

Applicants should possess a relevant Master’s degree with proven expertise in the teaching of Japanese language to non-native speaking learners plus normally 3 years’ experience in teaching Japanese language at all levels in tertiary education. Applicants should also be conversant with current trends in language teaching and assessment method and possess good communication skills in English. The appointee is expected to teach a range of language courses at various levels, to develop new courses, and to design original teaching materials and various procedures of assessment.  IT skills in language education is highly desired.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistant package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers website ( and upload an up-to-date C.V., proof of all relevant qualifications, and a cover letter in Japanese and English. Applicants should include in their cover letter a URL link to their recent 20-minute teaching demonstration video. Applicants should also have two recommendation letters sent directly to by their referees. Further enquiries please e-mail Mr. Takuro Hashimoto ( Closes October 1, 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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