Teaching Fellow (Sports and Recreation Management)


Technical Skills

  • Product Design

Job Description

Teaching Fellow (Sports and Recreation Management)

In 2016/17, THEi is offering 20 degree programmes through three faculties.

Faculty of Design and Environment: Advertising, Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architecture (2-year professional programme), Horticulture and Landscape Management, and Surveying (jointly with the Faculty of Science and Technology).
Faculty of Management and Hospitality: Sports and Recreation Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Professional Accounting, Hotel Operations Management, Public Relations and Management, and Retail Management.
Faculty of Science and Technology: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Building Services Engineering, Health Care, Food Science and Safety, Multimedia Technology and Innovation, and Information and Communications Technology.

In 2016/17, seven programmes (Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Landscape Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering and Management) are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors, which provides subsidies to students varying from $40,000 to $70,000 per year.

All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. Most of them are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies.

A new campus is being built on a site in Chai Wan next door to the Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) campus at Chai Wan. It is scheduled for completion in 2017/18.

The appointee shall report to the Dean and engage in teaching and related learning activities, support students in their learning, participate in academic and scholarly activities of the Faculty, and undertake academic and administrative support services.

Specialism: Sports Therapy
The successful candidate should have a master’s degree, preferably a doctoral degree, in Physiotherapy, Sports Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Human Movement, Athletic Training or related disciplines, preferably with relevant teaching experience at tertiary level and/or experience in professional practice in the relevant fields; and high proficiency in English and preferably in Chinese, including Putonghua.

He/she should be a registered physiotherapist, or with potential for registration with the Physiotherapists Board of Hong Kong, or a sports therapist registered with the Society of Sports Therapists in the UK. The ability to teach the following subjects will be a great advantage: (a) Rehabilitation of Special Populations, (b) Professional Practice & Clinical Leadership in Sports Therapy, (c) Motor Learning and Control of Human Performance, (d) Management of Sports Injuries, (e) Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries, (f) Sport Massage and Stretching, (g) Exercise Testing and Training for Injuries Prevention, (h) Peripheral and Vertebral Manual Therapy, and (i) Pitch-side Emergency and Trauma Management. Ability and experience in arranging student internships will be valuable.

(1) Candidates may be appointed on temporary terms of employment.
(2) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays.
(3) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
(4) Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: O/THEi-FMH/TF(SRM)/07/16) need not apply. 

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)], together with an application letter and full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Room 315, 20A Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, New Territories, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post.

Closing date for application: 14 November 2016

The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.

Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelHigher Diploma / Associate Degree