THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Literature

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Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
12 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2018
Ref
201801487
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as tenure-track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Literature in the School of Chinese, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding candidates for the senior ranks.

The School values a strong commitment to the development of innovative research paradigms and pedagogical approaches. Information about the School can be obtained at http://hku.hk/chinese/index.html.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in modern Chinese literature or related areas, be of international stature, and have a substantial track record of research publications in modern Chinese literature. They should also be able to demonstrate an ability to participate in and support a vibrant and collaborative research culture. The area of research in modern Chinese literature is open, but an ability to teach the literature of the twentieth century China will be an advantage. Primary teaching responsibilities will be at the undergraduate level, but the appointee will be expected to supervise M.Phil. dissertations and Ph.D. projects.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at chinjobs@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.

Please state clearly in the form which level (with the job reference number) they wish to be considered for. Review of applications will start from September 27, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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