LINGUIST List 29.1598

Fri Apr 13 2018

Jobs: French; Applied Linguistics: French International Tutor, the Education University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 11-Apr-2018
From: Human Resources Office <>
Subject: French; Applied Linguistics: French International Tutor, the Education University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Education University of Hong Kong
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong
Job Title: French International Tutor/Senior French International Tutor

Job Rank: Tutor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)


French International Tutor/Senior French International Tutor
(Ref: French IT/LML&SAO/0418)
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies and Student Affairs Office

The appointees will be required to support co-curricular activities related to language learning and intercultural events for students of all programmes at EdUHK; provide teaching and administrative support and be engaged in evening social activities and occasionally weekend activities. Appointees will be provided with opportunities to organize programmes for students’ language and cultural enrichment, personal growth and professional development via hall-based and campus wide events. They will also provide teaching support for elementary French Language courses and conduct language advising sessions focusing on basic communication skills in French. Appointees may also be required to run language advising workshops in English. In-house training in language advising (in English) will be provided to appointees. They are required to reside in a student hostel. The appointment will commence from mid-August 2018.

The successful applicant should be a native speaker of French and fluent in English, with Bachelor’s degree preferably in teaching and/or language education. He/she should have sound knowledge in graphics applications as well as high level of literacy in computer applications, and possess strong communication & presentation skills, problem-solving and leadership skills, and planning and organizing abilities. The applicant for the post of SFIT should have at least one academic year of working experience in the University as French IT preferably with teaching qualification. He/she should demonstrate good supervision skills.

Applicants for the post of French IT are requested to submit: (1) a 2-minute self-introduction video YouTube link – principally in English (with some French); (2) a written proposal in English on the following topic: “Being one of the International Tutors of The Education University of Hong Kong, write a proposal to your supervisor outlining the details of a language advising session for a group of 4-5 undergraduate students on basic communication skills in French”. Applicants are requested to sign the ‘Plagiarism Declaration Sheet’ for the proposal.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, outpatient medical and dental benefits.

Application Forms (HR Form 10b) and ‘Plagiarism Declaration Sheet’ (HR Form A36) are obtainable from The completed Application Form, together with full CV, a 2-minute self-introduction video YouTube link, a written proposal and the signed ‘Plagiarism Declaration Sheet’ should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to the application email address below. Review of applications will start from 20 April 2018, and will continue until the post is filled. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised.

Further information about the University is available at

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office

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