Assistant Lecturer (holding the title of Senior School Support Officer) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref: 201801071) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Chinese Language, Education, Psychology or a relevant field; a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent; at least 10 years' post-qualification relevant experience; a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; excellent communication and organizational skills; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team. Research experience in teaching and learning of Chinese for non-Chinese speaking students is a must.
The appointee will assist the Project Director to implement a joint-institution research project on teaching and learning of Chinese language for non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students; work out a working plan and schedule in relation to the project outcomes and deliverables; coordinate and closely collaborate with partnership schools, teachers and other related parties; develop good exemplars; conceptualize the experiences and findings to generate research papers for publication; write up progress reports and evaluation reports for the project; organize project activities; conduct dissemination seminars and teacher training programmes; and perform other duties as assigned.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Professor S.K. Tse at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 23, 2018.
The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.
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 an equal opportunities employer