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Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Experiential Learning (Research and Study Exchange)

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

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Teaching Staff

The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer to join the Experiential Learning team, to play a key role in creating innovative and engaging experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students, with a focus on research and study exchange.

Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will primarily be responsible for managing credit-bearing internships as part of the Social Innovation and Global Citizenship Programme and deliver the following duties:

  • Promote, coordinate and supervise internship and community-engaged learning opportunities for undergraduate students
  • Develop and foster strong partnerships with external organisations that provide learning opportunities in the local community, the Greater Bay Area and other non-local settings
  • Provide career development training to equip students with essential professional skills
  • Travel as needed to support program goals and student learning

Requirements

  • A recognised Master's degree or above in related disciplines of Social Sciences
  • A minimum of three years’ post-qualification work experience, preferably with a background of teaching at tertiary institutions and work related to social entrepreneurship
  • Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of or interest in AI in higher education
  • Strong organisational, administrative, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Proactive and innovative approach to consistently seek out creative solutions to challenges and opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua)

What We Offer

The appointment will be made on fixed-term full-time contract for two years, to commence as soon as possible with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 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 10% of basic salary for Assistant Lecturer, and 15% of basic salary for Lecturer. Other benefits include annual leave and professional leave, medical benefits, and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter and an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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