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Open Rank Faculty Position in Modern Languages, German / Spanish / Korean / Japanese

Shenzhen, China
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

The School of Humanities and Social Science now invites applications and nominations for:

Open Rank Faculty Position in Modern Languages: German/Spanish/Korean/Japanese (Ref. AC2023/016/01)

HSS is looking for applicants who have strong interest in joining the Language and Communication Studies Division and helping our students to learn foreign languages other than English. The appointees are expected to commence work in AY 2023-24.

Assistant Professor (Teaching)/Lecturer (Teaching-stream)

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, Guangdong Province, China. Successful applicants can also apply for additional benefits through high-talent schemes at the Guangdong provincial level, the Shenzhen city level, and the Longgang district level.

Application Procedure

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

Applications will be reviewed immediately and considered until the post is filled.

About The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

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 international orientation. It is committed to nurturing high-end talents with a global perspective, Chinese cultural tradition and social responsibility.

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