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​​​​​​​Assistant Lecturer, School of Science and Technology

Founded in 1989, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) is a modern, vibrant and dynamic university. We tailor our professional programmes to adapt to market trends and meet industry needs, thus providing our students with quality professional education and clear career paths. As a faculty-driven, student-centred university in support of innovative teaching and learning, strategic research, and stakeholder outreach to provide maximum benefit to our communities, we conduct research that advances knowledge and enhances teaching, focusing on strategic areas, including digital humanities and literature, international business, gerontechnology, personalised care, smart city, open and innovative education, and bilingual learning and teaching. HKMU is becoming an ever more vital link in addressing and helping Hong Kong to solve many difficult challenges – as part of our involvement in, and commitment to, the ‘metropolis’ of Hong Kong. Our plans to expand into the Greater Bay Area (GBA) will also cultivate talent to serve Hong Kong and the wider metropolitan GBA.

For more information about the University, please visit https://www.hkmu.edu.hk.

We are now looking for a suitable person to fill the following position in the School of Science and Technology:

Assistant Lecturer  (Ref: 23002I6)

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will be responsible mainly for the following:

Undertaking teaching and academic duties (including classroom / laboratory / field-based teaching); Marking of assignments, tests and examinations; Providing academic support and performing teaching-related and administrative duties; Coordinating research and scholarly activities, seminars, projects, workshops and visits at all levels; Assisting in programme / course planning and development as well as participating in School / University activities; and Performing any other duties as assigned by the Dean of School of Science & Technology or his / her nominee(s).  

Candidates

Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

A Master’s degree in Biology / Chemistry / Environmental Science or a related discipline; Relevant teaching / academic support / professional experience in tertiary institutions is preferred; Strong sense of responsibility, effective organization and excellent interpersonal skills; Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently under pressure; and A good command of English and Chinese.  

The level of appointment depends on the candidate’s academic background, experience and competence in academic leadership, teaching, research, scholarly publications, etc.

Candidates with lower qualifications may be considered for the post of Teaching Assistant.

Terms and Conditions for Appointment

An attractive remuneration package, including basic salary, an end-of-contract gratuity, and a discretionary incentive payment, where applicable, will be offered to the right candidates. Generous annual leave, staff-development sponsorships, medical and dental benefits, and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

“Accommodation Programme for Overseas Young Teaching Staff” sponsored by the “Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust”

Overseas candidates who are successfully appointed by the University and below age 50 will be eligible to apply for the “Accommodation Programme for Overseas Young Teaching Staff” sponsored by the “Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust”. This programme offers the opportunity to reside in assigned accommodation free of charge for a period of up to six months, subject to terms and conditions.

To Apply

Candidates who are interested in joining us may submit their applications via the University’s eRecruitment System.

https://hkmu.taleo.net/careersection/ex_full_time/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=23002I6

Closing date of application: 7 December 2023

The personal data collected will be used for the purpose of considering your application for employment. For details, please refer to the “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” on the University’s website. If you are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date of application, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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