Ref.: 201800713
Posting Title: Lecturer in History
Department: School of Humanities
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointments as (A) Lecturer in Gender Studies (Ref.: 201800712) (B) Lecturer in History (Ref.: 201800713) in the School of Humanities, to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Full-time or fractional appointments may be offered as appropriate.

For post (A), applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the date appointment and experience in teaching introductory courses on gender at tertiary level.  They should have the ability to take on coordinating role at course level; to design new courses; to create original teaching materials and to mentor junior staff in the programme.  Duties will include teaching of Common Core Courses offered by Gender Studies under the School of Humanities, additional course(s) in the appointee's area(s) of expertise, academic advising, administrative duties and other duties as assigned.  Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at sohgend@hku.hk.

For post (B), applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the date of appointment and at least 5 years' post-qualification teaching experience at tertiary level.  They should have the ability to take on a coordinating role at course level, and have expertise in the areas of the history of medicine and gender. They should have a proven record of designing new courses and creating original teaching materials.  Duties will include teaching of Common Core Courses offered by History under the School of Humanities, additional course(s) in the appointee's area(s) of expertise, academic advising and other duties as assigned.  Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at sohhist@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointments on fixed-term will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

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.hkCloses May 31, 2018.

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