Part-time Lecturer (several posts) in Cantonese Stream in the Chinese Language Centre

Hong Kong University
August 31, 2024
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Part-time Lecturer (several posts) in Cantonese Stream in the Chinese

Language Centre

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 527273 Work type: Hourly-paid Department: School of Chinese (04100) Categories: Teaching Staff Hong Kong

Part-time Lecturer (several posts) in Cantonese Stream in the Chinese Language Centre of the School of Chinese (Ref.: 527273)

The Chinese Language Centre has a solid reputation of excellence in language teaching and offers a wide variety of Cantonese and Putonghua courses for learners from diverse academic, professional and social backgrounds.

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will be required to:

  • take up substantial teaching responsibilities for courses related to Chinese language education in the Cantonese Steam;
  • develop course curriculum, teaching and assessment materials;
  • carry out duties in relation to student and academic administration; and
  • support and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements

    The appointee should possess:

  • a University degree and Master's degree or equivalent in Chinese language and literature, teaching Chinese as a second language, linguistics, or another relevant field;
  • relevant teaching experience (normally 3 years' post-qualification experience at tertiary level);
  • the ability to design and deliver new courses as well as to employ second language pedagogy;
  • the ability to teach Cantonese using Jyutping Romanization Scheme, or a ready willingness to learn to use Jyutping for language instruction; and
  • a native command of Cantonese, and a high level of competence in written and spoken Chinese (Putonghua) and English.
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will be made on temporary contract for 1 year, to commence as soon as possible with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and funding availability.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University's Careers site (https: // jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2024 , 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: Jul 10, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Aug 31, 2024 (HK Time)

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