Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan's liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society. Applications are now invited for the following post:
(Post Ref.: 21/266)
The Department of Chinese (https://www.LN.edu.hk/chi/) offers courses at both bachelor and postgraduate levels. The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree programme includes areas of classical, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese language and linguistics, comparative literature and literary theories, as well as media, news and creative writing. The programme emphasizes multi-perspective literary studies as well as creative writing and communicative skills. The appointee will be expected to teach various writing courses (Creative Writing in Chinese, Emotions and Writings, Nature Writing and Practice, Travel Writing etc.).
Applicants should be a published writer and at least four years' relevant teaching experience in tertiary education. For appointment as Senior Lecturer, applicants should have substantial relevant teaching experience in tertiary education (normally not less than eight years) and experience in course development. Preference will be given to the candidate with a MPhil or above degree in the relevant discipline.
The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.
Appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years.
Application Procedure (online application only)
Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants' consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.
We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will begin on 30 November 2021 and continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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