Half-time Teaching Fellow in Technical English (Ref. 20021101)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language English
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Education / Training > Training & Development
Published On 11/02/2020


Half-time Teaching Fellow in Technical English (Ref. 20021101)

[Appointment period: from March 2020 to September 2020] 


The appointee will be required to: 

(a) assist subject lecturers to mark the assignments with English writing components; 

(b) identify weak students through their assignments and to meet the students concerned individually; 

(c) provide consultation hours to all undergraduate students, in particular those final year students working on the final year projects (FYP) and the posters; 

(d) assess the FYP posters and select the top ones for a presentation and competition; 

(e) participate in the development and delivery of technical English enhancement programmes, such as writing workshop and oral presentation on engineering topics; and 

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates. 



Applicants should: 

(a) have a first degree preferably in a science or engineering discipline and a master’s degree preferably in English Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or English Teaching and Learning or a related discipline; 

(b) have at least three years of post-qualification tertiary teaching experience and/or relevant professional, practical or industrial experience; 

(c) be highly proficient in written and spoken English; and 

(d) have solid English teaching experience or extensive experience in writing effective technical reports and making effective presentations. 

Preference will be given to native English speakers and/or those who have a deep understanding of the English problems of engineering students in Hong Kong. 

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement(s) need not re-apply.]



A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 


Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to  . Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 25 February 2020 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.