The University now invites applications and nominations for:
Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer - Chinese Language - The School of Humanities and Social Science (Ref# 2016-006-01)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to evolve into a world class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high end talents with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility.
At present, the University has programmes in science, engineering, economic management, and humanities and social science. Its long term goal is to recruit 11,000 domestic and international students, 7,500 of whom will be undergraduate students and 3,500 Masters or PhD students.
The University is featured with an international learning environment, a bilingual teaching pedagogy, a collegiate system, general education courses, multidisciplinary programmes and a student-centered educational philosophy.
The aim of creating the School of Humanities and Social Science is to provide foundations in humanities and social science through its teaching for students to gain insights into the past, while enabling them to critically examine contemporary issues, and explore answers for a sustainable future, so that our students can be better positioned to respond to challenges facing China and the world. In the beginning years, our School offers core courses of the University, ranging from language courses to General Education foundation and elective courses, including also IT and PE courses. Our curricula focus on developing students’ analytical abilities, critical comprehension, effective communication skills, IT literacy, as well as their physical fitness, which are essential to their further studies and lifelong learning.
The University welcomes high caliber faculty of diverse background from around the world to join us and establish a top-tier School of Humanities and Social Science in China.
Applicants should have (i) a higher degree, at least at MPhil level or above, in Chinese or a related field; (ii) proven record of teaching excellence at tertiary level; (iii) excellent communication skills in Putonghua and a good command of written and spoken English.
The appointee will be responsible for (a) teaching University Chinese for all undergraduates, and possibly also other undergraduate courses related to Chinese culture within the University General Education Programme; (b) designing e-learning materials; and (c) assisting in curriculum development and administrative assignments.
The appointee is expected to commence work in the academic year of 2016-17.
Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list and/or selected abstracts, recent teaching-related information such as teaching evaluations, and at least three references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applications will be considered until the post is filled.