Assistant Lecturer in Spanish in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
20 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for the following post:

Assistant Lecturer in Spanish in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 201700489) (to commence on July 1, 2017, on a two-year fixed-term basis with a possibility of renewal upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding)

Applicants should possess a relevant Master’s degree with proven expertise in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. They should have at least two years’ experience in teaching courses at all levels, and be familiar with recent trends in language teaching and curriculum development at tertiary level.  Fluency in English is expected. 

The appointee is expected to contribute to the existing curriculum by teaching and designing language courses at all levels, and courses in arts and humanities (Spanish for specific purposes, culture, translation, phonetics, etc.).  This is an academic-related post with teaching and administration as the main duties, although research is also valued.  Information about the Spanish Programme can be obtained at http://www.spanish.hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.  Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistant package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career. 

For enquiries, please write to Ms. Rocio Blasco (email: roblasco@hku.hk).  Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., including the contact details of three referees to smlcsena@hku.hk.  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes May 7, 2017.  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.