Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer, Chinese Language Education and Assessment Centre

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
17 May 2022
End of advertisement period
27 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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.: 22/12)

General Requirements

Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Chinese Linguistics or Chinese Literature with at least 4 years of experience in teaching and developing Putonghua courses, preferably in Hong Kong tertiary institutions. He/She is expected to have a good track record in language teaching (Cantonese to mainland students and international students; Putonghua and/or Written Chinese to Hong Kong local students and international students) at the tertiary level. Candidate is also expected to have a certificate of PSC (Level One) and take up duties to design and lead extra-curricular language activities (such as written Chinese workshops, and public speaking and debate training) beyond teaching duties. Qualification as National Examiner for PSC and a PhD degree in relevant areas will be added advantages.

Applicants with less experience will be considered for appointment as Assistant Lecturer.


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 appointees. Appointment will normally be made on an initial contract of three 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 applicants’ 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 continue until the post is 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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