Instructor in English

Hong Kong (HK)
09 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2017
Full Time

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300.  The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year. 

Instructor in English

The English Language Centre (ELC) offers credit-bearing English language subjects and language enhancement programmes to students from all Faculties and Schools within the University.  It also offers general education and service learning subjects as well as subjects for postgraduate research students, and coordinates a number of student-led extra-curricular activity clubs.  The Centre currently has over 80 academic/teaching staff members, with about 25 technical, research and administrative personnel.  The ELC has a strong commitment to quality learning and teaching.  Please visit the Centre’s website at for more information.

The appointees will be required to (a) teach ELC subjects to degree and sub-degree students from various departments within the University; (b) teach on the Centre’s other English language enhancement initiatives; and (c) participate in the pedagogical development and administration of ELC teaching and learning activities.

Applicants should (a) have a recognised degree in a related discipline; (b) have a postgraduate teaching qualification; (c) have at least one year’s post-qualification relevant tertiary-level teaching experience (experience in teaching upper secondary classes may also be considered); and (d) be a highly proficient English speaker.  An interest in e-learning, and/or learning and teaching materials development would be an advantage. Applicants should indicate in their cover letter how their qualifications and experience would enable them to effectively perform the post duties.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Please submit application form via email to; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from The closing date for application is Monday, 27 March 2017.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at