Lecturer in Modern Languages and Cultures University of Hong Kong, School of Modern Languages and Cultures Hong Kong


Ref.: 495482

Work type: Full-time

Department: School of Modern Languages and Cultures (05100)

Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as temporary Lecturer in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 495482), to commence on September 1, 2019 for 10 months.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in East Asian Studies, China Studies and/or Korean Studies or a related field by the start of appointment, with 3 to 5 years of experience in teaching after the award of a Master’s degree. Preference will be given to those with expertise in the fields of late imperial and modern China, modern or pre-modern Korean literature or culture, though fields of specialty is open. Fresh doctoral degree graduates are also welcome to apply. The successful applicant will be required to teach a total of six 6-credit bearing courses for the School. Further information on the School of Modern Languages and Cultures and the programmes we offer can be obtained at https://smlc.hku.hk. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Ms. Zena Cheung (e-mail: zcheung@hku.hk).


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.


The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter, an abstract of dissertation or current research project, evidence of teaching ability (e.g. syllabi, student teaching evaluations) and industry-related experience. Three confidential references will be sent directly by the referees to smlcsena@hku.hk. Closes June 14, 2019.


The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from both genders to apply.


Advertised: May 24, 2019 (HK Time)

Applications close: Jun 14, 2019 (HK Time)

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