LINGUIST List 22.1832|
Sat Apr 23 2011
Jobs: Various Langs & Literature: Lecturer, Hong Kong Polytechnic U
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1. Angie chau ,
English; Chinese, Mandarin & Chinese Language and Literature: Lecturer, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Message 1: English; Chinese, Mandarin & Chinese Language and Literature: Lecturer, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
From: Angie chau <hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: English; Chinese, Mandarin & Chinese Language and Literature: Lecturer, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Chinese Language and Literature
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is the largest government-funded
tertiary institution in Hong Kong in terms of student number. It offers
programmes at Doctorate, Master's, Bachelor's degrees and Higher
Diploma levels. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200.
The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of
HK$4 billion per year.
The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is strong in Applied
Language Studies. It offers bachelor, master, and doctoral programmes in
Translating & Interpreting, Bilingual Corporate Communication, Chinese
Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, and Teaching Chinese as a second
language. The Department has a total of 78 academic staff members.
Please visit the website at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more
information about the Department.
The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching Chinese
language/Chinese literature courses at tertiary level; (b) co-ordinate
Chinese language teaching and contribute to the curriculum planning,
subject development and learning materials for courses in fulfilling the
language requirements of the 4-year curriculum; (c) engage in scholarly
activities and pedagogical exploration in relation to Chinese language
education and Chinese language/literature; and (d) undertake
administrative duties in academic and departmental affairs and take up an
active role in programme management for the further development of the
Applicants should (a) have a relevant PhD degree in Chinese Language and
Literature or in areas relevant to Chinese Language pedagogy; (b) have at
least two years' teaching experience in Chinese courses at tertiary level; (c)
be able to collaborate with relevant departments at PolyU and other
institutions in developing IT platforms for teaching purposes; (d) have
excellent command of Putonghua (at least B2 level in Putonghua Shuiping
Ceshi [PSC] or equivalent) and written Chinese, and high standard of
English (both written and spoken); and (e) have a strong commitment to
excellence in teaching and professional service. Preference may be given
to those who specialize in Computer Aided Language Learning (CALL) and
are able to use English as a medium of instruction.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.
Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Remuneration
package will be highly competitive. Applicants should state their current
and expected salary in the application.
Please submit application form via email to the email listed below; by fax
at (852) 2364 2166; or by mail to the application address given. If you
would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the
application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.
Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded
from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm. Applicants who are not
invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should
consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's
Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at
Application Deadline: 07-Jun-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms Angie Chau
Human Resources Office
13/F Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon -
Email Address for Applications: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm
Ms Angie chau
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