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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Pre-modern Chinese Literature

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Chinese (04100)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor/Associate Professor on tenure terms or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Pre-modern Chinese Literature in the School of Chinese (Ref.: 524413), to commence on September 1, 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.  Appointment as Assistant Professor will be made on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Pre-modern Literature or related fields, preferably in the area of poetry and verse.  A proven track record of commitment to excellence in teaching and research in Middle and Late Imperial Period Chinese literature is essential.  Special consideration will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to the development of an innovative research-led teaching profile, and/or can engage students in Digital Humanities applications to Chinese literature or culture.  The successful candidate is expected to excel in undergraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision, and participate in collaborative research.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary for fixed-term appointment.  Other benefits include annual leave and professional leave, medical benefits, and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload (1) an up-to-date C.V., (2) a cover letter incorporating research and teaching plan, (3) a research statement, (4) a statement on teaching philosophy, and (5) writing samples. Review of applications will start on March 1, 2024, and continue until June 30, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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