Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five academic units, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute...

Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five academic units, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional & Continuing Education. Through them, we provide full-time and part-time programmes at undergraduate, post-graduate, and sub-degree levels.

Today we have over 9,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students with more than 220 programmes of studies.  The OUHK spirit is a culmination of a relentless pursuit of academic excellence and a creative approach to learning and teaching.  Reaching out to our next generation and across the borders through advanced web technologies has been our principal goal in the past years. 

The aims of the School of Education and Languages include contributions to initial teacher education and the professional development of teachers in Hong Kong. The School offers a number of programmes leading to the award of qualifications from the sub-degree to the doctoral level.

We are now inviting applications for the following post in the School of Education and Languages:

Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer (English Language/English Language Education)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Location Kowloon
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 03/11/2016
ref. 16-ASP/SL(ENG)-331-O

Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer (English Language/English Language Education)

(Ref.: 16-ASP/SL(ENG)-331-O)

Duties
The appointee as Assistant Professor or Senior Lecturer will be mainly responsible for the planning, development, coordination and delivery of courses (including face-to-face and distance learning modes) in the area of English language proficiency, English language studies and applied English linguistics. Applicants who have experience in teaching and researching second language teaching and language assessment and testing are preferred. The appointee will also be required to engage in scholarly activities and participate in School/University activities and administration.

Requirements
Applicants for the Assistant Professor should normally have an earned doctorate in English Language/English Language Education or a related discipline. They should also have relevant experience in school teaching and/or teacher or tertiary education, preferably including course administration, a record of research and peer-reviewed publications, involvement in professional and community activities. Preference will be given to applicants who possess knowledge of the Hong Kong education system, the English Language curriculum in local schools, as well as a teaching qualification. Applicants without a doctorate will be considered for the post of Senior Lecturer.

Terms of Appointment
Successful candidate will be appointed on a full-time fixed term contract. Fringe benefits will include annual leave, medical & dental benefits, life insurance coverage and gratuity, where applicable.

Application Procedures
Please complete the “Application Form”, which is obtainable from the University's website ( http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/jobs), and send it together with your C.V. and names of 3 referees to the Human Resources Unit, The Open University of Hong Kong by e-mail ( hruhrs1@ouhk.edu.hk).

(Please quote the reference number in your application).

Deadline: 24 November 2016

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