Ref.: 201801202
Posting Title: Lecturer
Department: School of Chinese (Chinese Language Enhancement Programme)
Closing Date: September 29, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP) of the School of Chinese, to commence on January 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

One of the primary missions of the CLEP is to equip students with the necessary Chinese language skills for academic and professional pursuits. Tailor-made, discipline-specific practical Chinese language courses are offered to the undergraduates in all Faculties across the University. Further information on the Programme can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/chinese.

Applicants should possess an M.Phil. degree (or above) or equivalent teaching experience (normally 5 years' post-qualification experience at tertiary level). The ability to conduct practical Chinese and Cantonese courses is required. Proficiency in Putonghua is necessary. A high level of competence in written English is a definite advantage. The appointee should demonstrate a strong sense of commitment, a track record of excellence in teaching, a capacity to design and deliver courses as well as sophisticated communication and presentation skills. Apart from teaching, he/she will be expected to perform administrative duties such as the coordination of courses and the preparation of official documents in Chinese and English.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at chinjobs@hku.hk. 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 September 29, 2018.

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