Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines.Applications are now invited for the following post, which will be tenable from mid-August 2017 or by mutual agreement:
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer
Department of Chinese
(Post Ref.: 16/218/W)
The Department of Chinese ( http://www.LN.edu.hk/chi/) offers courses at both bachelor and postgraduate levels. The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree programme includes areas of classical, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese language and linguistics, comparative literature and literary theories, as well as media, news and creative writing. The programme emphasizes multi-perspective literary studies as well as creative writing and communicative skills. The appointee will be expected to teach Chinese Phonology, Chinese Etymology, Chinese Paleography, Modern Chinese Language and various writing courses (such as News Writing, Modes of Chinese Writing, etc.).
Applicants should normally have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline and at least four years’ relevant experience. For appointment as Senior Lecturer, applicants should have substantial relevant experience (normally not less than eight years) and experience in course development.
The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.
Appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years.