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Advertisement: Teaching Assistant in the Common Core Curriculum (Global Issues) (closing: 15 August 2015)
Date: 28 July 2015 
The University of Hong Kong
School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Applications are invited for the following post:

Applications are invited for appointment as full-time Teaching Assistant in the Common Core Curriculum (Global Issues), School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 201500938) (to commence on September 1, 2015 to 30 May 2016, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a good undergraduate and postgraduate degree (a Master’s degree or Ph.D. candidate with ABD status would be an advantage) in one of the following disciplines: International Relations / Political Science / Economics / Law / Area Studies or a related Social Science / Humanities discipline.  They should have an excellent command of spoken and written English; with good presentation, interpersonal and IT skills.  They should also be self-motivated and able to work under pressure; and have the ability to work independently and responsibly within a team.   The appointee will be responsible for course organization, teaching of tutorial groups, and marking assignments.  He/She will contribute to teaching in the following interdisciplinary Common Core Curriculum courses for the academic year 2015/16: CCGL9004 ‘Governance and Democracy in the Age of Globalization’ and CCGL9047 ‘Power, Leadership, and Legitimacy in a Global World’. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.  

Applicants should send a completed application form, a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V., to the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (e-mail to: and carbon copy to: Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Closes August 15, 2015.  The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer
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