CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer at the Independent Learning Centre

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
20 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer 
(1700020G)
 
Department/ Unit: Independent Learning Centre (English Section)

Closing Date: October 27, 2017

The Independent Learning Centre's (ILC) primary mission is to support the development of students' learning skills; especially in the areas of independent learning and critical thinking. The activities of the ILC support and complement the formal curriculum of all CUHK's programmes – both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Successful candidate will support student learning through teaching, educational research, student consultations, and the development of learning materials. Demonstration of educational innovation, e-learning and leadership will also be beneficial. 
 
The appointee will: (a) work with senior colleagues to develop materials that support the ILC activities; (b) deliver engaging workshops – both open to all students, and tailored for specific academic programmes; (c) source and develop online learning materials and resources; and (d) provide student consultations and support in language, communication and independent learning skills.
 
Applicants should have: (i) a Master's degree in English language teaching or a related field; (ii) at least 3-5 years full time experience in tertiary-level teaching; (iii) a commitment to and experience in enhancing independent learning; and (iv) knowledge and experience in the use of technology to support student learning.
 
The appointment will initially be made on a contract basis for two years commencing January 2018, which may be renewable subject to mutual agreement.
 
*Applicants who applied previously for the same positions do not need to apply again.