Job Opening: Japanese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:

Department of Japanese Studies
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer
(Ref. 180002GY)(Closing date: January 8, 2019)

Applicants should (i) have a Master’s degree, preferably a higher degree in a relevant discipline; (ii) possess at least ten years’ post-Master teaching experience in tertiary education (for Senior Lecturer rank) or at least four years’ post-Master teaching experience in tertiary education (for Lecturer rank); (iii) specialize in Japanese language teaching / linguistics / translation; (iv) have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and Chinese / English; and (v) have at least four years’ relevant teaching experience in Japanese language and translation courses. Ability to teach Japanese-Chinese translation courses will be advantageous.

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

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years commencing August 2019, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement.


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

Application Procedure
Please upload a full CV, contact details of three referees, past teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching and research interests.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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