The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523070 Work type: Full-time Department: Faculty of Education (10000) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong
Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 523070)
We now invite applications for appointment as Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Education.
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has established a Common Core Curriculum (CCC) for all undergraduates since September 2012. The Common Core has four Areas of Inquiry - Science, Technology and Big Data; Arts & Humanities; Global Issues; and China: Culture, State and Society - that span the ten academic Faculties of HKU with English as the medium of instruction. Information about the Common Core Curriculum can be viewed at https: // commoncore.hku.hk/introduction/.
The CCC course “ CCCH 9027 China's Ethnic Groups: Cultural Assimilation or Cultural Pluralism? ” examines how China's civilization, institutions, laws and policies address the challenge of multiethnic integration for its 55 ethnic minorities. The course will highlight the rich array of cultural traditions as they are situated within the mainstream of China's development. More information about this course can be found at https: // commoncore.hku.hk/ccch9027.
Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee will assist the course coordinator in the teaching of the CCC course CCCH 9027, conducting small-group tutorials (12 sessions per week, one hour per session, 12 weeks in total), marking assignments/examination scripts, preparing materials, supervising student work, co-grading all final assignments according to the course requirement, and undertaking related tasks as assigned.
Applicants should have a doctorate degree and preferably with teaching experience at university level. Experience as a former Common Core Teaching Assistant is an advantage.
What We Offer
The appointment will be made on a temporary full-time basis for six months, to commence as soon as possible but no later than January 1, 2024.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
How to Apply
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter stating their relevant experience and training and explaining how they could meet the above requirements, and an up-to-date C.V. with contact information of two referees.
Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Gerard Postiglione (e-mail: [email protected]). Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https: // web.edu.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 15, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Sep 18, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 15, 2023 (HK Time)
Hong Kong University
September 18, 2023
October 15, 2023