Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP)
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Chinese (04100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP) in the School of Chinese (Ref.: 516606), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
One of the primary missions of the CLEP is to equip students with the necessary Chinese language skills for academic and professional pursuits. Tailor-made, discipline-specific practical Chinese language courses are offered to undergraduates in all Faculties across the University. Further information on the CLEP can be obtained at https://www.chinese.hku.hk/en/chinese_language_enhancement_programme/.
Applicants should possess a Master’s degree, preferably a doctoral degree, in Chinese or a related discipline. They should have at least 5 years’ post-qualification teaching experience at the tertiary level; a proven track record in teaching and a strong commitment to education. They should also have the capability to design and conduct courses in practical Chinese. Those with a portfolio of conducting experiential learning, teaching Chinese culture and application of IT skills in language teaching are highly preferred. Excellent communication and presentation skills, as well as proficiency in Putonghua, are essential. A high level of competence in written English will be a definite advantage.
The appointee will be responsible to teach the CLEP courses. Apart from teaching, he/she will be required to participate in various administrative duties. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.
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.. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.