CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (English Language and Linguistics)

Location
Kowloon Tong
Posted
09 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Nov 2020
Ref
[Ref. B/404/09]
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

  

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (English Language and Linguistics) in the Department of English [Ref. B/404/09]

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has nine Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

The Department of English is a leading centre for English studies in the Asian region, and has an international reputation for its research on English language and literature, creative writing and professional communication. City University of Hong Kong is ranked among the top 100 universities for English Language and Literature globally, and the Department is entering an exciting new phase.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

Duties

The appointee will work in one of the areas described above, and is expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.

Requirements

A PhD in related disciplines, with a strong research track record (relative to career stage) and broad university-level teaching experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with background in English for academic purposes and related areas, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, or any other of the Department's areas of research strength.

The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to research initiatives in these and complementary fields, and to join a team of highly productive and motivated scholars.

Candidates for Professor/Associate Professor are also expected to provide leadership in research, teaching and curriculum development.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email: diane.pecorari@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include an application letter with a current curriculum vitae and a list of three referees (with full contact details).  Nominations can be sent directly to the Head of Department of English (Email : diane.pecorari@cityu.edu.hk).  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Review of the applications will begin on 24 October 2020.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 48th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); 1st in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

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