THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Division of Policy, Administration and Social Sciences Education

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
08 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Division of Policy, Administration and Social Sciences Education (1 post) in the Faculty of Education

(Ref.: 201800025)

The Faculty of Education is ranked number 4 among the top Education faculties worldwide by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for Education 2018. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/education.  Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, to commence on September 1, 2018, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a strong teaching background and experience in local school management, policy and administration, educational administration and management, sociology of education, inquiry-based approaches, and/or in curriculum design for initial teacher education, as well as good knowledge of the local education scene.  For the “Senior Lecturer” position, applicants should have a Master’s degree or above in the relevant area, a professional teaching qualification, and not less than 7 years’ teaching experience.  Those with a doctoral degree in the relevant field would be highly preferable.  For the “Lecturer” position, applicants should have a higher degree or above in the relevant area, a professional teaching qualification, and not less than 5 years’ teaching experience.  

The appointee will take up substantial teaching responsibilities, undertake school practicum supervision, and assume administrative responsibilities.  He/She will be expected to teach Master of Education (M.Ed.) courses (i.e. courses on educational administration and management); to teach the remodeled Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) using an inquiry-based approach; as well as to take on leadership roles in the wider professional community. 

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 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable for senior lecturer appointment.

Applicants should send a completed application form, a teaching statement (max. 1 page) and an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at edufacr@hku.hk.  Applicants should state clearly which post, field and level (with the job reference number) they wish to be considered for. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview.  Closes February 23, 2018.

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

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