Recruitment: Teaching Assistant in the Common Core Curriculum

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Applications are invited for the following post:

Applications are invited for appointment as full-time Teaching Assistant in the Common Core Curriculum (China: Culture, State and Society and Global Issues), School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Ref.: SMLC200815) (to commence from September 1, 2020 (or soon thereafter) for six months, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a good undergraduate and postgraduate degree (a Master’s degree or Ph.D. candidate with ABD status would be an advantage) in one of the following disciplines: Politics / International Relations / Political Philosophy / Law / Area Studies or a related Social Science / Humanities discipline.  They should have an excellent command of spoken and written English; with very good presentation, interpersonal and IT skills.  They should also be self-motivated and able to work under pressure; and have the ability to work independently and responsibly within a team.   The appointee will be responsible for course organization, teaching of tutorial groups, and marking assignments.  He/She will contribute to teaching as tutor in the following interdisciplinary Common Core Curriculum course for the academic year 2020-2021: CCCH9006 China’s Modernization in the East Asian context  and CCGL9027 Criminal enterprises, clandestine globalization and the illicit world political economy. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.  

Applicants should send a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V. and three reference letters, to the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (e-mail to: smlcjuna@hku.hk).  Closes August 17, 2020.  The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

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