Recruitment: Assistant Lecturer in Korean Studies




Ref.: 515425 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Modern Languages and Cultures (05100) Categories: Academic-related Staff




Assistant Lecturer in Korean Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: 515425) (to commence on January 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and availability of funding)


Applicants should possess a relevant Master’s degree, preferably a Ph.D. degree in Korean language teaching or other relevant fields, with proven expertise in the teaching of Korean language to non-native speaking learners plus at least 3 years’ experience in teaching Korean language at all levels in tertiary education. They should also be conversant with current trends in language teaching and assessment method and possess good communication skills in English. The appointee is expected to teach a range of language courses at various levels, to develop new courses, and to design original teaching materials and various procedures of assessment. For enquiries, please contact Ms. Kangsoon Lee (kangsoon@hku.hk).


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistant package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.


The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, proof of all relevant qualifications, and a cover letter in Korean and English. Applicants should also have two recommendation letters sent directly to smlcjuna@hku.hk by their referees. Closes August 15, 2022.



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