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Employer Ref: C/SHAPE(ST)/L(HLS)/03/21-
Recruit Ref: L05073538
Posting Date: 2021-03-17
Vocational Training Council
Vocational Training Council

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Lecturer (Health and Life Sciences)

School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE)

Ref. no : C/SHAPE(ST)/L(HLS)/03/21-AP1
The School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) is a self-financed arm of the Vocational Training Council (VTC).  It offers top-up bachelor degree and master’s degree programmes to VTC’s Higher Diploma graduates and other sub-degree and degree holders in collaboration with overseas universities.  Applications are now invited for the Lecturer (Health and Life Sciences) post offered by SHAPE.
Major Duties:

(a)  To deliver top-up degree programmes and assist in the development of degree articulations;
(b)  To act as Programme coordinator and liaise with internal and external parties for planning and reviewing the curriculum, admission and promotion strategies;
(c)  To serve in the Programme Board, Discipline Academic and Quality Assurance Committee and other academic / management committees and work groups as required;
(d)  To assist in the recruitment and admission of students to top-up degree programmes;
(e)  To develop programme curriculum and teaching, learning and assessment materials; and
(f)  To explore opportunities and develop new systems to enhance the programme quality, efficiency and delivery.

(a)  A recognised Master degree in Biomedical Science / Medical Laboratory Science / Pharmaceutical Science / Health Science / Public Health / Life Science, or equivalent, preferably with a doctoral degree;
(b)  At least 4 years’ relevant teaching experience at tertiary / degree level or relevant work experience, preferably with experience in research / dissertation / project supervision and in providing advice and coaching in academic writing;
(c)  Demonstrated academic networking capability;
(d)  Familiar with, and preferably with experience in degree programme development and operations;
(e)  Good understanding of the articulation needs for sub-degree programmes; and
(f)  Good administrative, presentation, interpersonal, communication and team building skills with a high level of proficiency in both English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua.

(1)  The initial posting is in SHAPE (Sha Tin).
(2)  Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written assessment in English.
(3)  The appointee(s) may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours and at different work locations as assigned.

Application Procedures :

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Human Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.  Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.
Closing date for application: 24 March 2021
Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.
The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

    Download Application Form in PDF format

Education / Training 
Job Category / Function:
Job Position Level:
Employment Term:
Full Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
MBA / Master / or above 
Total Working Exp:
4 or above 
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