LINGUIST List 29.2459

Fri Jun 08 2018

Jobs: English; French; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Instructor, The Education University of Hong Kong

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Date: 04-Jun-2018
From: Centurytouch <>
Subject: English; French; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Instructor, The Education University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Education University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies and Student Affairs Office
Job Location: Tai Po, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: French International Tutor (Ref: French IT/LML&SAO/0618)

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)


French International Tutor (Ref: French IT/LML&SAO/0618)
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies and Student Affairs Office

The appointee will be required to provide teaching and administrative support and be engaged in evening social activities and occasionally weekend activities. Reporting both to the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies and the Student Affairs Office, the appointee 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. He/she will also provide teaching support for elementary French Language courses and conduct language advising sessions focusing on basic communication skills in French. Where necessary, the appointee may also be required to run language advising workshops in English. In-house training in language advising, to be conducted in English, will be provided to the appointee. The appointee is also 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 at least a Bachelor’s degree preferably in the areas of teaching and/or language education. He/she should also have a sound knowledge in graphics applications as well as a high level of literacy in computer applications including MS Office, and possess strong communication and presentation skills, problem-solving and leadership skills as well as planning and organizing abilities.

Applicants are requested to submit the following:
- a YouTube link for a 2-minute self-introduction video (one version in English and one in French);
- a written proposal (in English and in French) on the following topic: “You are in charge of organising an event to raise students' interest in studying French at the university. Write a proposal, including the objectives, event details, expected challenges and possible solutions.”.
- 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 the ‘Plagiarism Declaration Sheet’ (HR Form A36) are obtainable from (a); or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong.

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 or by post to the above address. Review of applications will start from 22 June 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: This position has been closed.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
The Human Resources Office
Phone: (852) 2948 8888

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