Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer – Natural Science/Engineering

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

The University now invites applications and nominations for:

Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer – Natural Science/Engineering - The School of Humanities and Social Science (Ref# 2018/032/01)

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 recruit 11,000 domestic and international students, 7,500 of whom will be undergraduate students and 3,500 Masters or PhD students.

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. 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 Ph.D. degree in natural science or engineering; (ii) interest and preferably experience in teaching science at tertiary level; (iii) proficiency in Chinese and/or English; and (iv) some knowledge of the historical development of science and its relationship with society. A proven record of teaching excellence and experience in leading small group seminars would be an advantage.

The appointee will be responsible for (a) teaching courses related to his/her field of study; (b) designing e-learning materials; and (c) assisting in curriculum development and administrative assignments.

The appointee is expected to commence work in June 2018.

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 a 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 .

Applications will be considered until the post is filled.

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