23.493, Jobs: Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic U

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Subject: 23.493, Jobs: Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic U

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Date: 30-Jan-2012
From: Angie chau [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Korean; English; Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

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Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:24:58
From: Angie chau [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Korean; English; Korean Language Studies: Teaching Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
Department: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Job Location: Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong 
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Teaching Fellow  

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Korean Language Studies

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                      English (eng) 
                      Korean (kor) 


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is the largest government-funded 
tertiary institution in Hong Kong in terms of student number. It offers 
programmes at Doctorate, Master's, Bachelor's degrees and Higher 
Diploma levels. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. 
The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of 
HK$4 billion per year.

Teaching Fellow in Korean Language Studies
[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further 

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is strong in Applied 
Language Studies. It offers bachelor, master, and doctoral programmes in 
Translating & Interpreting, Bilingual Corporate Communication, Chinese 
Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, and Teaching Chinese as a 
second language. The Department has a total of 70 academic staff 
members. Please visit the website at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more 
information about the Department. 

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching of Korean 
subjects and is expected to teach various levels and types of subjects 
offered by the Department; (b) co-ordinate teaching and contribute to the 
development of teaching and learning materials, subject and curriculum; 
and engage in teaching related administrative duties and extra-curricular 
activities related to the local and/or Korea-related community; (c) engage 
in scholarly activities and pedagogical exploration in relation to the above 
area; and (d) undertake administrative duties in academic and 
departmental affairs and assist in programme management for the further 
development of the Department's objectives.

Applicants should have (a) a master's degree or above in an appropriate 
discipline related to second/foreign language teaching; (b) native or near-
native mastery of the Korean language; (c) at least five years' experience 
in teaching Korean language subjects at tertiary level; (d) experience in 
deploying varied language teaching methods, developing language 
teaching materials and subject syllabi and coordinating team teaching. 
Familiarity with curriculum development is preferred; (e) experience in 
organising socio-cultural events as part of curricular activities; and (f) a 
highly proficient level of English and be able to conduct teaching related 
administration tasks independently. Proficiency in Cantonese/Putonghua 
will be an advantage. 

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the 

Please submit application form via email to hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk; by fax at 
(852) 2364 2166; or by mail to the application address below. If you would 
like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the 
application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. 
Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded 
from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm. The closing date for application 
is Wednesday, 29 February 2012. Applicants who are not invited to an 
interview within two months of the closing date should consider their 
applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information 
Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at 

Application Deadline: 29-Feb-2012 
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Ms Angie Chau 
	Human Resources Office 
	13/F Li Ka Shing Tower 
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	Hung Hom, Kowloon  
	Hong Kong  
Email Address for Applications: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm 
Contact Information:
	Ms Angie chau 
	Email: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
	Phone: 852-2766-5634 
	Fax: 852-2364-2166 

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