Lecturer in the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Hong Kong (HK)
16 Nov 2016
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16 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Full Time

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Lecturer in the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) (Ref.: 201601568)

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL), to commence on February 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree, with not less than 2 years’ teaching experience at the tertiary level.  They should also have effective verbal and written English communication skills, well-developed interpersonal skills and a commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning.  A Ph.D. with a focus on teaching and learning within higher education would be advantageous, although doctorates from other disciplines are appropriate if candidates can demonstrate a strong knowledge of the major pedagogical models that are relevant to higher education.  In addition to general teaching at tertiary level, experience in conducting small group tutorials and/or lab demonstrations, with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) background and experience in eLearning and professional development would be valuable.  

The appointee will contribute primarily to the development and delivery of the mandatory ‘Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education’ programme, currently offered by the Centre to all research postgraduate students of the University. There may also be opportunities to contribute broadly to other programmes offered by the Centre.

Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.cetl.hku.hk.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Luke Fryer, CETL (e-mail: fryer@hku.hk).

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits.  Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

Applicants should send a completed application form and an up-to-date C.V. to cetlsen@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 9, 2016.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy

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