Teaching Assistant for Fashion, Politics, and the Global City (Common Core Course – CCGL9073)

Ref.: 523836 Work type: Full-time Department: Journalism and Media Studies Centre (31000) Categories: Teaching Staff Applications are invited for appointments as Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (several posts) in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) (Ref.: 523836)

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and organized Teaching Assistant to join our team for the Fashion, Politics, and the Global City course. As a TA, you will work closely with the course instructor to help students explore the relationships between fashion and global politics.


– Assist the instructor in preparing and delivering course materials, including tutorials, readings, and assignments

– Grade assignments in a timely and fair manner with feedback

– Assist students in brainstorming and developing project ideas for the final assignment; provide guidance and support to students throughout the process of conceptualizing, planning, and executing their fashion show projects

– Collaborate with the instructor to organise a showcase or presentation of the fashion show projects, providing logistical support and ensuring a smooth event


– A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field such as Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Political Science, or Anthropology

– Strong communication and organisational skills

– Previous experience as a teaching assistant or in a similar role is preferred

– Knowledge and interest in the intersections of fashion and global politics

– Ability to work independently and as part of a team

– Familiarity with HKU’s Moodle system is a plus

This is a part-time position for the duration of the course (2024/25 Fall Semester), with the possibility of extension or renewal for future semesters. The TA will becommensurate with academic credentials and teaching experience.

If you meet these preferences and are passionate about fashion and politics, and have the ability to guide students in designing and executing a fashion show, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Please send your most updated CV to tingshi@hku.hk with the subject line: CCGL9073 TA Application. The application deadline is June 24.