Assistant Lecturer in Korean Studies
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Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Modern Languages and Cultures (05100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Assistant Lecturer in Korean Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 498535) (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 the Korean language to non-native speaking learners plus at least 3 years’ experience in teaching the Korean language at all levels in tertiary education. They 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.
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 (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., proof of all relevant qualifications, and a cover letter in Korean and English. Applicants should also have two recommendation letters sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org by their referees. Further enquiries please e-mail Ms. Kangsoon Lee (email@example.com). 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.