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Candidates should be able to teach various General Education subjects (examples of relevant areas include Knowledge Acquisition (Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Education, Teaching and Learning), China Studies, Arts, and Humanities and Social Sciences) are invited for both Professorial and Lecturer tracks.

We also expect candidates to have a high level of English proficiency, and the ability to teach confidently in English, preferably with experience in teaching non-native speakers. Chinese (Cantonese and/or Putonghua) proficiency as well as experience with teaching online and/or demonstrated competency using new technologies would be advantageous too.

Requirements:

Professor Rank

  1. A relevant Doctorate degree in the areas mentioned above;
  2. A distinguished record of effective teaching, educational management, curriculum design and development in Higher Education;
  3. Significant contribution and international reputation in high quality scholarship and research; and
  4. Demonstrated academic leadership.

 

Associate Professor Rank

  1. A relevant Doctorate;
  2. Substantial experience (preferably not less than 8 years) in teaching, educational management and curriculum design and development in Higher Education; and
  3. A good record of research and publications.

 

Assistant Professor Rank 

  1. A relevant Doctorate;
  2. Teaching experience in Higher Education; and
  3. Research experience with a record of publications.

 

Senior Lecturer Rank

  1. A Master’s Degree;
  2. At least 5 years of full-time teaching, curriculum design and development experience at post-secondary level; and
  3. Substantial programme or relevant academic management experience.

 

Lecturer Rank

  1. A Master’s degree; and
  2. At least 3 years of full-time teaching, curriculum design and development experience at post-secondary level.

 

Assistant Lecturer Rank

  1. A Master’s degree; and
  2. Preferably some teaching experience at post-secondary level.

 

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

Appointment will be made on fixed-term contracts commencing August 2019 (or as soon as possible) for full-time positions, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement.

Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, staff development support, research grant, annual leave and sick leave, and 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:
    a.  the area of specialism / courses they have been teaching in Higher Education
    b. 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 Job Applicants

Appointees will be required to undergo a teacher registration process with the Education Bureau. In order to complete this process, the following are required:

  1. Applicants with overseas qualifications will have to go through qualification assessment to be conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications. The costs for the qualification assessment will be borne by the appointees.
  2. Degrees must be from nationally accredited institutions
  3. Appointees will have to undergo a medical examination. Reimbursement of costs subject to a ceiling is applicable.
  4. 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.

The College also reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation.