Assistant Lecturer in Japanese Studies
University of Hong Kong School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Hong Kong

Assistant Lecturer in Japanese Studies

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516149
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Modern Languages and Cultures (05100)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Assistant Lecturer in Japanese Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 516149) (to commence on August 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and availability of funding)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Japanese language pedagogy or other relevant fields with normally at least 3 years’ experience in teaching Japanese as a foreign language at all levels in tertiary education. They should also be conversant with current trends in language teaching and assessment method, and possess native/near-native fluency in Japanese and good communication skills in English. The appointee is expected to teach a range of language courses at various levels, to develop new courses, and to design original teaching materials and various procedures of assessment. IT skills in language education is highly desired. For enquiries, please contact Mr. Takuro Hashimoto (

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistant package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, proof of all relevant qualifications, and a cover letter in Japanese and English.  Applicants should include in their cover letter a URL link to their recent 20-minute teaching demonstration video.  Applicants should also have two recommendation letters sent directly to by their referees.  Closes November 15, 2022.

Advertised:Aug 24, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:Nov 15, 2022 (HK Time)

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