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Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Applied English Studies

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Applied English Studies (05300)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Applied English Studies (Ref.: 525800), to commence on September 1, 2024, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants must have a recognized Master's degree and at least 10 years’ relevant English language teaching experience at university level, with significant experience in course management and leadership.  They must also have a proven track record of successful teaching and learning project outcomes.  Possession of a Ph.D. degree would be an advantage.  The appointee will be required to: lead and fully participate in Centre development projects and scholarship of teaching and learning; take a leadership role in designing, producing, evaluating and revising innovative, research-informed teaching and learning materials; lead and participate in service work, e.g. Centre-wide and Faculty committees; mentor junior staff and assist them in evaluating their performance to help them identify professional development goals; and teach across a range of courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Centre’s current development plans involve projects related to: (i) academic literacy teaching materials development and pedagogy for undergraduate students; (ii) out-of-class communication support materials development and pedagogy in three strands, e.g. writing, speaking, and digital literacy; (iii) blended-learning materials development and pedagogy; (iv) supporting faculty to create Communication-intensive courses; (v) fostering a scholarship-informed teaching culture; (vi) expanding and sustaining revenue-generating initiatives. The preferred candidate might be required to contribute to the teaching of courses as part of CAES MA provision.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to give a short PowerPoint presentation about the expertise they can offer the Centre at the time of the selection interview.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave and professional leave, medical benefits, and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and a cover letter outlining their teaching philosophy and how they could contribute to the Centre’s development plans.  Closes March 10, 2024.

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