The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 508135
Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (43100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
The University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest
international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been
at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The
University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research
disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and
institutes/centres. There are around 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate
students who are recruited globally, and more than 4,000 members of academic
and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of
whom are internationally renowned. Further information about the University
can be found on the website https: // www. hku.hk.
The Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)
The Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) is a high-
profile central unit in the University under the Office of the Vice-President
and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) and plays a key role in
supporting the implementation of University policies in relation to teaching
and learning. It provides academic leadership and professional support in the
areas of curriculum innovation, enhancement and quality assurance, and faculty
professional development. CETL has established a strong track record of active
engagement with Faculties and across key international networks. CETL
academics are research active in a range of fields across higher education.
Further information about the Centre can be obtained at
https:// www. cetl.hku.hk.
Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer in the Centre
for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) (Ref.: 508135), to
commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the
possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess:
i. a doctoral degree in Education/Higher Education or a relevant discipline;
ii. strong credentials and demonstrated academic leadership capabilities in an
outcomes-based approach to student learning including:
• a track record of innovative teaching and contribution to course design and
curriculum development within a discipline;
• demonstrated experience in leading curriculum and staff development
initiatives and contributing to the enhancement of student learning in higher
• experience in conducting and publishing high quality field-based research
related to higher education; and
• demonstrated interest and expertise in informal learning and mentoring with
a strong commitment to knowledge exchange/community engagement.
The appointee will join CETL's vibrant team in supporting the University's
mission as Asia's Global University. Reporting to the Director of CETL, he/she
will be expected to provide support for academic staff development in various
forms, including delivering seminars, workshops and courses; advising
Faculties on curriculum, and teaching and learning innovation; and engaging in
special projects on teaching and learning in higher education conducted by the
Centre. He/She will be expected to have attained an Advance HE Fellowship
commensurate with his/her teaching experience.
Initial inquiries can be sent to the Director of CETL, Dr. Susan Bridges, by
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current
rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will
attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement
benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be
provided as applicable.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants
should apply online and upload a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V. with a
teaching statement of not more than 2 pages (with a link to a sample video
clip to demonstrate the applicant's teaching in not more than 20 minutes).
Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until
September 30, 2021 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Sep 8, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Sep 30, 2021 (HK Time)