Director - Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
18 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research

Director

(Ref. 200001G2) (Closing Date: October 18, 2020)

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk) is a forward-looking and intellectually vigorous university with the mission to be a first-class comprehensive research university, regionally and internationally. The University is fully committed to excellence in teaching, research, knowledge transfer and community service in a comprehensive range of disciplines, thereby serving the needs and enhancing the well-being of the citizens of Hong Kong, China as a whole, and the wider world community. The University values greatly its College system and the culture preserved and promoted by the University and its Colleges. Bilingualism is adopted in teaching, research and administration.

Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/) is an academic unit supporting teaching and learning enhancement at the University through a wide variety of professional development activities and projects. CLEAR also supports the University’s quality-assurance process for teaching and learning.

Applicants should have:

(i)         a doctoral degree or equivalent;

(ii)         ample years of teaching experience in higher education;

(iii)        a proven record of outstanding and sustained teaching performance, evidenced by:

            1.         superior teaching performance, as demonstrated by student or peer evaluation;

            2.         innovative curriculum development;

            3.         the development of new instructional and pedagogical approaches or policies with high impact in the respective fields; or

            4.         leadership in quality assurance activities/projects on teaching and learning.

(iv)        a record of teaching and learning related research with demonstrated high impact in higher education;

(v)        a track record of outstanding contributions to higher education while being in leadership roles (at faculty or institutional level or equivalent), e.g. as dean or associate dean, head or deputy head of a higher education institution;

(vi)        advanced skills in strategic planning and proven experience as an effective leader; and

(vii)       excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

The appointee will (a) assist the University academic community in fostering teaching excellence and promoting good teaching and assessment practices; (b) take charge of the provision of professional development opportunities for CUHK teachers, enhance student learning environments, facilitate rigorous evaluation of curriculum development and teaching and learning practice; (c) drive forward the development of electronic and instructional technology resources; and (d) be responsible for leading the Centre in conducting research in areas related to teaching and learning in higher education.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years, renewable subject to mutual agreement. The University reserves the right to fill the post by invitation.

Application Procedure

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.

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