Associate Professor in English Language Studies
The English Language Centre (ELC) strives to enhance students’ literacy and communication skills for their studies, careers and independent learning. ELC aims to foster an English learning environment through workshops, competitions and a number of extra-curricular activities that supports students for their ‘whole person development’, and that assists students in their pursuit of excellence in the use of the English language.
ELC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in February 2020:
Associate Professor in English Language Studies (Ref: ELC190408)
Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are welcome: Teaching English as a Second Language, Language and Culture, Discourse and Grammar, Literature, Film and Literature, Professional and Technical Writing, Public Communication, Advanced English Composition. Project supervisory experience is desirable.
The candidate should have a PhD degree or equivalent capacity in the related discipline and rich experience in teaching English for Chinese students. We expect candidates of this position can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals.
Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with substantial managerial and leadership experience with broad vision and strategic foresight as well as a strong commitment to the promotion and implementation of liberal arts education.
Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance (applicable to Assistant Professor and above), leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.
*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.hk/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/121.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.
The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.