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Job Description 

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer  (21000243)



Department/ Unit: Department of Japanese Studies
Closing Date: February 15, 2022


Applicants must apply on-line:


Applicants should (i) have a Master’s degree, or preferably a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline; (ii) specialize in Japanese language teaching/ sociolinguistics/ applied linguistics/ translation or other related fields; (iii) have native or near-native fluency in Japanese, Chinese and/or English; and (iv) have at least ten years’ post-Master relevant teaching experience in tertiary education (for Senior Lecturer rank) or at least four years’ post-Master relevant teaching experience in tertiary education (for Lecturer rank). Candidates with doctoral degree and experience in teaching sociolinguistics courses will be advantageous. 

Duties include (a) teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Japanese language/ translation/ business Japanese/ sociolinguistics courses, in particular at the advanced level; (b) serving as a course coordinator of major Japanese courses; (c) serving as an academic advisor and counsellor to students; and (d) committee work and other administrative duties as assigned.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years commencing August 2022, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement. 


Application Procedure:
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. Please upload (1) full CVs in both English and Japanese; (2) contact details of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for providing references; (3) teaching evaluations within past three years; and (4) a statement of teaching and research interests. 


For more information, please contact Ms. Helen Chan (Tel: (852) 3943 6466 or e-mail:


Job: Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts

Organization: Department of Japanese Studies

Unposting Date: Feb 15, 2022

Applicants must apply on-line: