Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
03 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Applied English Studies (05300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics in the Centre for Applied English Studies (Ref.: 515144), to commence on January 1, 2023, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Applied Linguistics, TESOL or a closely related field and have a minimum of 10 years of relevant teaching experience at tertiary level. They should also have  experience in teaching Applied Linguistics/TESOL courses and supervising students at the postgraduate level.  The Centre is ideally seeking expertise in teaching and researching one or more of the following areas: phonology, language testing/assessment and sociolinguistics. Other areas of expertise that can complement the Centre’s strengths may also be considered.  Applicants with experience in developing course materials for online delivery and/or instructional design will be considered favorably. 

The appointee will primarily be required to teach the Centre’s M.A. programme, supervise M.A. students and make a contribution to academic leadership. He/she will also be expected to actively engage in, support and lead scholarly activities. Information about the Centre can be obtained at and the M.A. in Applied Linguistics programme at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. 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.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V.  

Closes July 11, 2022.

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.

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