Temporary Full Time Senior Research Assistant, Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education & Research (CACLER), Faculty of Education (Ref.: 20190616) (to commence on September 1, 2019 for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related disciplines with at least 3 years’ post-qualification work experience. Prior experience working at schools with ethnic minority students or equivalent is a must. Prior teacher training experience is an advantage. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese), good interpersonal and presentation skills, and the ability to coordinate curriculum development and teacher training activities. Preference will be given to those who have prior Chinese language curriculum development experience and are familiar with communicative language teaching approaches, such as task-based language teaching.
The appointee will work on a curriculum development and research project that examines the effect of social media use on ethnic minority students’ Chinese language learning. The appointee will be in charge of the curriculum development and implementation works, including: developing Chinese language curriculum; working closely with schools to monitor the implementation of the curriculum and make adjustments to the curriculum on the go; teacher training and support on the curriculum; organizing workshops to disseminate the derivatives from the project.
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 a covering letter, up-to-date C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org). 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/. Closes June 30, 2019.
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