Assistant Professor (Teaching) / Lecturer in German/Spanish/Korean/Japanese

Shenzhen, China
02 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
04 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Humanities and Social Science now invites applications and nominations for: Assistant Professor (Teaching)/Lecturer in German/Spanish/Korean/Japanese (Ref. AC2023/016/01)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to evolve into a world-class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high end talent with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility.

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) undertakes two important missions for our university’s education. First, HSS offers university-core courses to all undergraduate students in multiple areas, including general education, English language competency, Chinese language competency, physical education and fitness, basic competency in information technology (IT) applications, etc. These areas lay the foundation for the comprehensive education that all CUHK-Shenzhen students receive. Second, HSS also offers its own undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Currently, HSS offers three undergraduate programmes (Bachelor of Arts in Translation, Bachelor of Arts in English Studies, and Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology), four graduate programmes (Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting Studies, Master of Arts in Simultaneous Interpreting, Master of Arts in Global Studies, and Master of Science in Applied Psychology), and two doctoral programmes in Global Studies and Applied Psychology respectively.

HSS is looking for applicants who have strong interest in joining the Language and Communication Division and helping our students to learn foreign languages other than English. The appointees are expected to commence work in AY 2022-23.

Post Specification

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in related fields from a renowned university and at least 3 years of experience in teaching German, Spanish, Korean, or Japanese to students at the tertiary level. Applicants should be able to teach in both English and the language that they specialize in.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. teaching required non-English courses targeting language majors;
  2. teaching elective courses;
  3. assisting in curriculum development and administrative assignments.

Salary & Benefits

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made under the establishment of CUHK, Shenzhen and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the People’s Republic of China. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, China.

Application Procedure

Applicants should apply online at and upload their up-to-date CV, certification of all degrees, and teaching evaluation reports. Applicants will be required to arrange three recommendation letters after being shortlisted.

Applications will be considered until the post is filled.

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