Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education
Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer in the Division of Learning, Development and Diversity of the Faculty of Education, to commence on January 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education (including early childhood special education) or a relevant subject discipline and a professional teaching qualification, with at least 7 years’ post-qualification teaching experience in schools or tertiary institutions and a good knowledge of the local education scene. Preference will be given to applicants with a doctoral degree in a relevant field. The appointee will be required to undertake substantial teaching responsibilities in early childhood development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, conduct school practicum supervision, take leadership in curriculum development and innovation in pedagogy, and perform administrative duties. More information about the Faculty’s academic programmes and research areas is available on the Faculty website at https://web.edu.hku.hk/.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as annual leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V. and a teaching statement (of not more than 2 pages, with a link to a sample video clip to demonstrate his/her teaching in not more than 20 minutes) to the Faculty at email@example.com. Please also arrange to have the three referees send their letters of recommendation directly to firstname.lastname@example.org by the same deadline. 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/. Closes September 30, 2018.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.