THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Lecturer - Department of Physics

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
10 May 2018
Ref
201800650
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Physics (Ref. 201800650) (to commence on July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal) 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in physics, and enthusiasm for and commitment to teaching. The appointee will be responsible for teaching undergraduate physics courses at all levels as course coordinator and/or as teacher in a co-teaching team; designing and preparing course materials in lectures and tutorials; conducting tutorials as well as marking assignments and exams for these courses; developing new physics courses; supervising directed studies and/or project students in physics; conducting extra non-credit bearing remedial classes for physics majors both during term time and in the summer; and undertaking other tasks related to physics education. The Department of Physics is currently implementing an undergraduate curriculum reform; and is looking for applicants who have experience in designing and developing courses for physics majors as well as advising or mentoring undergraduate students.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. , and a statement on teaching philosophy, which includes a portfolio of syllabi and descriptions of courses they have taught or co-taught to the Department at physhead@hku.hk., and quoting the job reference no. and post title in the e-mail subject. For enquiries about the specific job requirements, please contact the Head of the Department. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes May 10, 2018. 

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. 

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