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Position Summary:

The successful applicant will teach Chinese Language related courses and General Education Courses. He/She should have experience in teaching Chinese to both Chinese Speakers and Non-Chinese Speakers, and preparing students for taking various national Chinese proficiency tests, e.g. PSC, HSC, COPA.

The appointee is expected to engage in active scholarly activities and other tasks as appropriate.

Requirements:

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

Assistant Professor Rank

  1. A relevant Doctoral degree in Chinese Language / Chinese Language and Literature / Language Studies (Chinese) / Chinese Linguistics / Education (Chinese) or other relevant discipline;
  2. Teaching experience in higher education or substantial industrial experience;
  3. Research experience with a record of publications; and
  4. Experience as an Early Childhood practitioner or leader is advantageous.

Senior Lecturer Rank

  1. A relevant Doctoral degree in Chinese Language / Chinese Language and Literature / Language Studies (Chinese) / Chinese Linguistics / Education (Chinese) or other relevant discipline or comparable professional qualifications;
  2. At least 5 years’ full-time teaching, curriculum design and development experience at post-secondary level;
  3. Substantial programme or relevant academic management experience;
  4. Active participation in scholarly and research activities; and
  5. Experience as an Early Childhood practitioner or leader is advantageous.

Lecturer Rank

  1. A Master’s degree in in Chinese Language / Chinese Language and Literature / Language Studies (Chinese) / Chinese Linguistics / Education (Chinese) or other relevant discipline;
  2. At least 3 years’ full-time teaching, curriculum design and development experience at post-secondary level;
  3. Active participation in scholarly activities; and
  4. Experience as an Early Childhood practitioner or leader is advantageous.

In addition,

  1. Grade A Level 2 or above in the Putonghua Shuiping Ceshi (PSC) – Putonghua Proficiency Test administered by the State Commission on Language Work; or
  2. A pass in the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (Putonghua) administered by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA), or equivalent is an added advantage.

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

Remuneration will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee(s).

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to:

  1. Submit an application letter with a full Curriculum Vitae, and copies of all graduate transcripts, and the names and contact details of three references.
  2. Specify in the application letter current/latest salary and expected salary.
  3. Send applications to the Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education by email (recruit@yccece.edu.hk).
  4. The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Important notes to Applicants:

  1. Appointee will have to undergo a medical examination. Reimbursement of costs subject to a ceiling is applicable.
  2. Local applicants will have to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check / Overseas applicants will have to present a police report before appointment can be confirmed.
  3. Appointee will also be required to register with EDB.
  4. Employment reference will be needed.