Ref.: 201800733
Posting Title: Teacher-Researcher (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II)
Department: Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
 

 

Teacher-Researcher (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201800733) (to commence as soon as possible until August 31, 2019, with the possibility renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Chinese Education, Social Science or related disciplines with at least 3 years' post-qualification teaching experience in kindergartens.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); familiarity with MS Office application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc); and excellent administrative, interpersonal and organizational skills.  They should also be enthusiastic, responsible, and able to work independently and as a team.  Those with experience in teaching non-Chinese speaking children will have an advantage.  An energetic team player who is enthusiastic and takes initiative in providing quality research support service to investigators and other stakeholders is highly desirable.

The appointee will be responsible for assisting the Project Investigators to conduct research on the teaching and learning of Chinese for non-Chinese speaking kindergarten students; teach Chinese to non-Chinese speaking kindergarten students; work with partnership school teachers to develop school-based materials as well as pedagogies on teaching Chinese to non-Chinese speaking kindergarten students; write research reports and evidence-based pedagogical reports; organize teacher seminars, training programmes and conferences; and perform other duties assigned.

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. to Dr. E.K.Y. Loh at cacler@hku.hk.   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/.  Review of applications will start on June 15, 2018 and continue until August 1, 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.