Lecturer in English Language Education

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
25 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 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: Faculty of Education (10000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in English Language Education in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 497283), to commence on December 16, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in English Language Education or a relevant area, a professional teaching qualification and at least 5 years’ post-qualification experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). They should have a strong background in teaching ESL in secondary schools. Experience in teaching ESL in primary schools and good knowledge of education in the local context would be advantages. They should also have experience and expertise in teacher education and/or leadership in teacher professional development, and an understanding of current issues and debates in teaching ESL and teacher education, which could be teacher education in tertiary institutions or leadership in teacher professional development and/or curriculum development within the school or government context.

The appointee will take up substantial teaching responsibilities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels with an emphasis on the teaching of English language pedagogy in the secondary, and possibly, primary school context. He/She will also be required to undertake school practicum teaching supervision and administrative responsibilities.

The Faculty of Education is ranked 4th among the top Education faculties worldwide by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for Education 2019. More information about the Faculty’s academic programmes and research areas is available on the Faculty website at For enquiries, please quote the job reference number and email to

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, totalling 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., a cover letter, and a teaching statement (of not more than 2 pages each, with a link to a sample video clip to demonstrate his/her teaching in not more than 20 minutes).

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