LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, Centre for English and Additional Languages

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Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
21 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2020
Ref
20/154
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.

Applications are now invited for the following posts:

Centre for English and Additional Languages

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (2 vacancies)

(Post Ref.: 20/154/W)

The mission of the Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) at Lingnan University, a leading liberal arts institution in Asia, is to enhance the English language skills of Lingnan students and to provide language support to help students succeed in their academic studies and future careers. The Centre provides compulsory and elective English courses as well as organising a range of co-curricular language activities. CEAL also offers courses in additional languages such as Korean, Japanese, Spanish, and French. The Centre is looking for Senior Lecturers/Lecturers to teach, develop and coordinate courses in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and English for Specific Purposes (ESP). The appointees are also expected to perform administrative duties.

General Requirements

Applicants for the position should have:

  1. at least 3 years’ experience in teaching EAP/ESP courses at university level, preferably to students of humanities, social sciences and/or business studies;
  2. at least a master’s degree, a PhD is preferred;
  3. a qualification in teaching English as a second/additional language; and
  4. expertise in at least two of the following areas: EAP testing, independent language learning, e-learning, creative writing or pronunciation.

Appointment

The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. Appointment will be normally made on a contract of two years.

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to send their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post/level you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site: http://www.LN.edu.hk. Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.

Review of applications will start from July 2020 and continue until the posts are filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, or to fill the posts by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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