Teaching Fellow - English Language Centre

Hong Kong (HK)
16 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
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 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.5 billion.  


Teaching Fellow (Ref. 18031604)

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 coordinates a number of student-led extra-curricular activity clubs.  The Centre currently has approximately 90 academic staff members, with a group of about 20 technical and administrative personnel. The ELC has a strong commitment to quality learning and teaching.  Please visit the website at for more information about the Centre. 

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching and the provision of related learning activities; (b) take up a position of responsibility as coordinator of one or more aspects of the Centre’s operation; (c) contribute to the various aspects of the Centre’s work and initiatives through committee membership; and (d) play an active and enthusiastic administrative and pedagogic role in the Centre’s operation.

Applicants should (a) have a master’s degree in a related discipline; (b) have a teaching qualification; (c) normally have at least four years’ relevant post-qualification experience at tertiary level; (d) be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching; and (e) be a highly proficient English speaker.

Experience in an aspect of educational leadership, expertise in assessment, 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 appointment 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 send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. The closing date for application is Wednesday, 18 April 2018.  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