Employer Ref: C/SHAPE(TY)/L(CE)/05/24-AP1
Recruit Ref: L058279193
Posting Date: 2024-05-16
Vocational Training Council
Vocational Training Council


VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider established in Hong Kong in 1982. With some 200,000 students across our 14 member institutions, this not only makes us VIBRANT but VITAL to the Hong Kong educational landscape. We provide a spectrum of opportunities through multiple pathways for graduates to determine their own destination, whether it is employment or further studies. If you believe that the provision of a valued choice for learners to acquire the values, skills and knowledge for lifelong learning and enhanced employability is a worthy mission, then consider joining us.

Lecturer (Civil Engineering)

School for Higher and Professional Education (Tsing Yi)
Ref. no :
Major Duties:

(a)  To perform teaching duties including supervision of students’ projects and provide academic leadership in at least THREE of the following subject areas
      (i)  Construction Management
     (ii)  Geotechnical Engineering
    (iii)  Infrastructure Management
    (iv)  Structural Engineering
     (v)  Transport Engineering
    (vi)  Stormwater and Water Management
   (vii)   Sustainable Design
(b)  In the capacity of Programme Coordinator, to assist in planning and deploying resources for top-up degree programmes, implementing the relevant quality assurance policy, and assisting in validation and accreditation of programmes;
(c)  To liaise with overseas universities in matters relating to effective delivery of individual top-up degree programmes;
(d)  To develop programme curriculum and teaching, learning and assessment materials;
(e)  To work closely with SHAPE offices and other operational units in the promotion and operations of top-up degree programmes;
(f)   To initiate, develop and render services to facilitate students’ learning; and
(g)  To carry out duties in relation to students, academic administration and networking with industry / industrial attachments, departmental projects and functions, including but not limited to consultancy services, research studies, seminars and exhibitions.

(a)  A recognised master’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent, preferably with a doctorate degree or a relevant professional qualification in related discipline;
(b)  At least 4 years’ relevant work experience and/or teaching experience at tertiary / degree level, preferably in research / dissertation / project supervision and in providing advice and coaching in academic writing;
(c)  Good academic networking capability;
(d)  Preferably familiar with and experience in top-up degree programme design, development, coordination, students admission, assessment & reporting, accreditation, and implementation of quality assurance policies;
(e)  Good understanding of the development of top-up 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)  Applicants with substantial experience and achievements in the relevant field but without the required academic/professional qualifications OR those with exceptional academic/professional qualifications but with less experience may also apply.
(2)  Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written assessment.
(3)  The initial posting is in SHAPE (Tsing Yi).
(4)  The appointee(s) may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours and/or outside campus.
(5)  The post is time-limited in nature, up to 31 August 2025 initially, and the continued need for the post is subject to review.

Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should apply for the post via email.  A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 6/2024)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to vtcjob-hrdap@vtc.edu.hk.  Candidates should take note of the following:
(1)  Completed application form (VTC-1) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into one file in PDF format with a file size below 10MB.
(2)  The file should be saved with the applicant’s name as “surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
(3)  For the email subject, please cite “Application for Lecturer (Civil Engineering) (Ref. No.: C/SHAPE(TY)/L(CE)/05/24-AP1”.
(4)  Original and copy of other supporting documents are to be provided at a later stage upon request.
Closing date for application: 1 July 2024.
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 
Minimum QF Level attained:
Total Working Exp:
4 or above 
Kwai Tsing District / Tsing Yi
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