Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer - Physical Education

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen - The School of Humanities and Social Science

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to evolve into a world class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high-end talents with global perspective, Chinese tradition, and social responsibility.

At present, the University has programmes in science, engineering, economic management, and humanities and social science. Its long-term goal is to have 11,000 domestic and international students, 7,500 of whom will be undergraduate students and 3,500 Master's or PhD students.

The University hires first class teaching staff from around the world and those teachers that have been employed are mostly renowned professors and scholars from world class universities.

The University is featured with an international learning environment, a bilingual teaching pedagogy, a collegiate system, general education courses, multidisciplinary programmes, and a student-centered educational philosophy.

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) has two important missions. First, HSS provides foundational education for all university students in multiple areas, including general education, English language competency, Chinese language competency, physical education and fitness, basic competency in instructional technology (IT) applications, etc. These areas lay the foundation for the comprehensive education that all CUHK-Shenzhen students receive.

Beyond the foundational education that HSS provides to all students, HSS intends to become a school of excellence in humanities and social sciences, and will start a series of new and interdisciplinary programs, among which Chinese Culture is one. We welcome high caliber faculty from around the world to join us and establish a top-tier School of Humanities and Social Science in China.

Post Specification

Applicants should have: (i) a Master's degree or above in Physical Education or Sports Science; if major in Bachelor degree is not Physical Education or Sports Coaching, coach qualification of International Sports Association or at least 2nd grade athlete qualification of General Administration of Sports in China will be required; (ii) relevant experience in teaching and coaching for at least two or more courses at University level; and (iii) knowledge of Chinese and English.

The appointee will be responsible for (a) teaching courses for undergraduates including international students (activities may include Rock Climbing, Swimming, Diving, Cross-country Orienteering, International Athletic Dancing, Archery, Korfball, Softball, Rugby, Golf, etc.), as well as courses in fitness and health; (b) undertaking coaching during term time and summer months; and (c) assisting in organizing sports activities and in administrative duties related to physical education.

The appointee is expected to commence work in the academic year of 2017-18.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

CUHK(SZ) provides all staff with a rewarding career. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK(SZ) and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labour laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC.

Application Procedure

Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents; a publication list and/or selected abstracts; recent teaching-related information, such as teaching evaluations; and at least three references by email to talents4hss@cuhk.edu.cn.

Applications will be considered until the posts are filled.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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