Lecturer in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Japanese Studies)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
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 over 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Lecturer in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Japanese Studies) (Ref.: 201701721)
Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Japanese Studies), to commence on September 1, 2018, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess a relevant Master’s degree with proven expertise in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. They should have at least five years’ experience in teaching courses at tertiary level, and be familiar with recent trends in language teaching and curriculum development. Information Communications Technology skills in language teaching as well as fluency in English are required.
The appointee is expected to contribute to the existing curriculum by teaching and designing language courses and content courses (e.g. popular culture in Japan, Japanese pedagogy). This is an academic-related post with teaching and administration as the main duties although research initiative is also valued. Information about the Japanese Language Programme can be obtained at http://www.japanese.hku.hk. Enquiries about the post should be sent to the School at email@example.com.
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as 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. Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., and 3 confidential references (quoting Reference number) sent directly by the referees to the School at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.hk. Closes February 23, 2018.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women, the Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified women to apply
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies