Full-time Assistant Lecturer (holding the title of Project Manager) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 2016SSP-01), to commence from as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess (i) a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Chinese Language or Language Education subject, or equivalent; (ii) a professional teaching qualification (e.g. PGDE); (iii) a minimum of 5 years’ post-qualification teaching experience; (iv) a postgraduate degree in Chinese Language or Language Education subject, or equivalent (e.g. MEd, MPhil, PhD); (v) good experience in educational or linguistic academic research; (vi) good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, and be able to communicate in Cantonese; (vii) knowledge of quantitative and/or qualitative statistical analysis. They should have highly developed administrative, leadership and organizational skills; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in conducting educational research. Those with experience in teaching Chinese for non-Chinese speaking students will have an advantage.
The appointee will assist the Project Leader to oversee the implementation of research project; monitor project timeline and schedule; coordinate and collaborate with partnership schools and different related parties; conduct research on teaching and learning of Chinese for non-Chinese speaking student with project investigators; conduct teacher training and workshops; analyze project data and write up reports; develop and promote good exemplars, teaching strategies and resource packages etc.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 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.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. C. P. Tai (email@example.com). Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will continue until July 18, 2016. 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