Associate Professor in English Language Education

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
19 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary disciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities.  The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship.

The University has an academic/teaching staff strength of about 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000.  It has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising 16 academic departments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-level research and professional development centres.  For more information about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk

We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill the following position(s).  If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.

Associate Professor (Ref:AssoProf/ELE/0919)
Department of English Language Education

The appointee will participate in teaching, research, knowledge transfer and community service.  He/she is required to be actively
involved in research that leads to successful grant proposals and publications in recognized refereed journals.  He/she will also develop,
evaluate and teach in programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; provide guidance to students in the capacity of
academic adviser; supervise students on teaching practice and contribute to departmental and faculty activities and management. 

Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in the discipline of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or a closely related field, preferably with several years of post-qualification teaching experience.  They should have a demonstrated ability to conduct high quality research.  Expertise in English as the Medium of Instruction or Content-Language Integrated Learning, e-learning, language teacher education, or related fields will be an advantage.  

For information on the Department, please visit: http://www.eduhk.hk/ele/

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.  Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong.  The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to hro1@eduhk.hk or by post to the above address.  Review of applications will start from 27 September 2019, and will continue until the post is filled.  Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.  For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised.  Since the incumbent may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

Further information about the University is available at http://www.eduhk.hk.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

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