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Advertisement: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Date: 25 October 2018 

Applications are invited for the following post:

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Japanese Language in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 201801608), to commence on September 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

For Senior Lecturer, applicants should possess a Master's and/or Ph.D. degree relevant to teaching Japanese language, with at least 10 years of full-time teaching experience at tertiary level.  Applicants should demonstrate proven ability to take a leadership role in curriculum development and programme management; proven academic administrative experience in planning, organizing and evaluating language courses; and proven ability to liaise with other institutions offering similar courses within and outside Hong Kong for curriculum development and teaching innovation.  The appointee will be expected to participate in Teaching Development Grant projects and/or projects related to development/scholarship in curriculum and pedagogy, and/or create and manage knowledge exchange opportunities.

For Lecturer, applicants should possess a Master's degree with at least 5 years of teaching experience or equivalent and native fluency at the tertiary level.  They should have the ability to take on coordinating role at course level, to design new courses, to create original teaching materials and to mentor junior staff in the programme. The appointee will be expected to participate in committees at School and Faculty level and/or to liaise with external bodies and organizations for the benefit of the programme. He/She should also be able and willing to participate in knowledge exchange and demonstrate scholarship in language teaching or related fields.

Information about the School can be obtained at Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Daniel Trambaiolo at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable for Senior Lecturer appointment.

Applicants should send completed application form together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., and 3 confidential references (quoting Reference number) sent directly by the referees to the School at  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hkCloses November 27, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.
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