LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Lecturer, Centre for English and Additional Languages

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
11 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2021
Ref
21/06
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 post:

(Post Ref.: 21/06)

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 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: (i) at least 4 years’ relevant experience, including a minimum of 2 years’ experience in teaching EAP/ESP courses at university level, preferably to students of humanities, social sciences and/or business studies; (ii) a master’s degree or above, and a PhD is preferred; (iii) a qualification in teaching English as a second/additional language; (iv) an excellent command of English; and (v) preferably expertise/interest in one or two of the following areas: creative writing, literature and language arts, e-learning, independent language learning, language assessment, or teaching of speaking and pronunciation.

Appointment

The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The 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 normally be made on contract basis for two years.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click “Apply Now” to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicant's consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will start from January 2021 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 post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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