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Tue Jan 31 2012

Jobs: Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic U

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        1.     Angie chau , Mandarin Chinese; Korean; English; Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Message 1: Mandarin Chinese; Korean; English; Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Date: 30-Jan-2012
From: Angie chau <hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Korean; English; Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, 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: Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Teaching Fellow

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Korean Language Studies

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)
                            Korean (kor)


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.

Teaching Fellow in Korean Language Studies
[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further

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 70 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 of Korean
subjects and is expected to teach various levels and types of subjects
offered by the Department; (b) co-ordinate teaching and contribute to the
development of teaching and learning materials, subject and curriculum;
and engage in teaching related administrative duties and extra-curricular
activities related to the local and/or Korea-related community; (c) engage
in scholarly activities and pedagogical exploration in relation to the above
area; and (d) undertake administrative duties in academic and
departmental affairs and assist in programme management for the further
development of the Department's objectives.

Applicants should have (a) a master's degree or above in an appropriate
discipline related to second/foreign language teaching; (b) native or near-
native mastery of the Korean language; (c) at least five years' experience
in teaching Korean language subjects at tertiary level; (d) experience in
deploying varied language teaching methods, developing language
teaching materials and subject syllabi and coordinating team teaching.
Familiarity with curriculum development is preferred; (e) experience in
organising socio-cultural events as part of curricular activities; and (f) a
highly proficient level of English and be able to conduct teaching related
administration tasks independently. Proficiency in Cantonese/Putonghua
will be an advantage.

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the

Please submit application form via email to hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk; by fax at
(852) 2364 2166; or by mail to the application address below. 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. The closing date for application
is Wednesday, 29 February 2012. 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: 29-Feb-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms Angie Chau
Human Resources Office
13/F Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm
Contact Information:
Ms Angie chau
Email: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Phone: 852-2766-5634
Fax: 852-2364-2166

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