Assistant Professor, Creative Writing

Hong Kong
01 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of English

Assistant Professor (Creative Writing)

(Ref: 210002CN) (Closing date: February 14, 2022)

The Department of English invites applications for an Assistant Professorship in Creative Writing.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD in Creative Writing, English Literary Studies, English Linguistics, or a related field; (ii) a strong research, teaching, and creative background in one or more of the following areas: digital creative writing, game writing, writing for the stage, writing for the screen, song writing, or other creative genres; (iii) a track record of scholarly research publications and/or creative works as well as potential for research grant writing; (iv) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship; and (v) interest in and/or experience with impactful community outreach related to specified areas of research.

The appointee will (a) develop and teach courses at postgraduate and undergraduate levels; (b) supervise postgraduate students; (c) bid for external competitive grants; and (d) assist in administrative matters.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to 3 years initially commencing August 2022, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Application Procedure

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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