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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Chinese)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
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Employment Type
Full Time
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title:  Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Chinese)

Department:     Center for Language Education

Job ID:     6634

Job Posting Details

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world-renowned, international research university in Hong Kong.  The Center for Language Education invites applications for teaching-track faculty positions at Lecturer to Senior Lecturer ranks.

Applicants are invited to specify whether they would like to be considered at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.  Level of appointment will be determined based on experience in administrative leadership and track record of scholarly output. 

The appointee is required to teach a range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Chinese Communication for Putonghua/Cantonese speakers, or Cantonese for non-native speakers of the language.  Competence in using technology for teaching is expected.  Applications are particularly welcome from teachers with expertise in intercultural communication or teaching Chinese for Specific Purposes for students who already have a strong background in Chinese.

Applicants should have a first degree and a master’s degree in Chinese language, applied linguistics or language education and preferably a recognized language teaching qualification.  Experience in teaching Chinese language/communication at tertiary/senior secondary level is required. (Duration: 2 years)

For more information about the Center, please visit

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only.  To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office.  Review of applications will begin on Monday, 11 October 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission.  We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)

HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.

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