Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP)

Hong Kong University
June 03, 2023
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Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 520214 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Chinese (04100) Categories: Teaching Staff Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP ) in the School of Chinese (Ref.: 520214), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

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 undergraduates in all Faculties across the University. Further information on the CLEP can be obtained at https: // www. chinese.hku.hk/en/chineselanguageenhancementprogramme/.

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Master's degree, preferably a doctoral degree, in Chinese or a related discipline.
  • At least 5 years' post-qualification teaching experience at the tertiary level, a proven track record in teaching, and a strong commitment to education.
  • The capability of designing and teaching practical Chinese courses.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, as well as proficiency in Putonghua.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with one or more of the following supplementary qualifications:

  • A background in Experiential Learning (EL) and in organising and leading EL programmes and student outbound activities.
  • A portfolio of teaching Chinese culture and application of IT skills in language teaching.
  • A high level of competence in written English.
  • A background in language used in the legal profession and the courts.
  • The appointee will be responsible to teach the CLEP courses. Apart from teaching, he/she will be required to participate in various administrative duties. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.

    A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave and professional leave, medical benefits, and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 3, 2023 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.

    Advertised: May 4, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Jun 3, 2023 (HK Time)

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