Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Chinese Language and Literature (Ref. AC2022/026/01)

April 6, 2022

Job Description


School of Humanities and Social Science now invites applications and nominations for:

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Chinese Language and Literature

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to evolve into a world class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high end talent with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility.

School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) has two important missions for our university’s education. First, HSS provides university core courses for all university students in multiple areas, including general education, English language competency, Chinese language competency, physical education and fitness, basic competency in information technology (IT) applications, etc. These areas lay the foundation for the comprehensive education that all CUHK-Shenzhen students receive.

HSS intends to become a school of excellence in humanities and social sciences, and to provide high-quality programmes in multiple areas at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. At present, HSS offers four-high-quality graduate programmes: Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting Studies, Master of Arts in Global Studies, Master of Science in Applied Psychology and Master of Arts in Simultaneous Interpreting. At the undergraduate level, HSS offers Bachelor of Arts programme in Translation, Bachelor of Arts programme in English Studies and Bachelor of Science programme in Applied Psychology. HSS will also starts new interdisciplinary programmes at both bachelor and master levels.

HSS is looking for applicants who have strong interest in joining the Language and Communication Division. The appointees are expected to commence work in AY2021-22.

Post Specification

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. a Ph.D. in Chinese language and literature or a related field;
  2. proven record of teaching excellence at tertiary level;
  3. a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship;
  4. excellent communication skills in Putonghua and a good command of written and spoken English.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. teaching University Core Chinese courses to all undergraduates, and possibly also other University elective courses related to Chinese culture and literature;
  2. designing e-learning materials;
  3. assisting in curriculum development and administrative assignments.

Salary & Benefits

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made under the establishment of CUHK, Shenzhen and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC.

Application Procedure

Applicants should apply online at http://academicrecruit.cuhk.edu.cn/hss and upload their up-to-date CV, certification of all degrees, and teaching evaluation reports. Applicants will be required to arrange three recommendation letters after being shortlisted.

Applications will be considered until the post if filled.