Department of Communication Studies

Lecturer I in Public Speaking (PR0322/20-21)

The University invites applications to work in a team setting to teach a university core course, “The Art of Persuasion”, for its General Education Programme. The appointee is expected to perform teaching duties related to all aspects of the course, including but not limited to presenting class lectures, conducting tutorials, grading speeches and related written work, meeting with students on an individual basis as needed, preparing teaching materials and course record-keeping. The appointee should also meet service expectations as needed by the department.


  • at least a Master’s degree in Communication, English, or related fields;
  • prior teaching experience in communication-related courses will be a strong advantage; and
  • fluency in English (as speeches are delivered and assessed in English, and the medium of instruction is English).

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed contract of nine months. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( and send in the latest teaching evaluation results. Those not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 24 May 2021

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