LINGUIST List 26.5519

Fri Dec 11 2015

Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 11-Dec-2015
From: Personnel Office <>
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Job Location: Shatin, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer (German) (Ref. 1516/143(482)/2)

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): German (deu)


Applications are invited for:-

Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer (German)
(Ref. 1516/143(482)/2) (Closing date: January 31, 2016)

Applicants should have (i) native or near native language proficiency in German; (ii) a relevant Masters degree or higher; (iii) linguistics training background; (iv) at least two years’ experience in teaching courses in German as a foreign/second language; (v) an interest in the development of language teaching methodology and second language acquisition; and (vi) experience in curriculum development. Experience in teaching Asian learners will be an advantage.

The appointee will (i) teach German language courses at A1-A2 levels including specialized courses (such as courses on German conversation and pronunciation); (ii) teach courses in English, e.g. German cinema, culture or literature; and (iii) co-ordinate German language courses of different levels with a team of part-time teachers.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to two years commencing August 2016, renewable subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years.

Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure

Application forms are obtainable
(a) at; or
(b) in person/by mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope from the Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong.

Please send the completed application form and/or full curriculum vitae, together with copies of qualification documents, and names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the Personnel Office by post or by fax to (852) 3942 0947 by the closing date.

Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement is obtainable at

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2016

Contact Information:
Personnel Office

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