Dean and Professor of School of Translation

Hong Kong (HK)
23 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce in 2010 as a non-profit, self-financed university-level institution, with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation) and around 5,000 full-time students and 190 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSMC is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private liberal-arts-oriented university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites nominations/applications for the following deanship position:

Dean and Professor of School of Translation [Ref: Dean (STRA) 2017-10-20]
The School of Translation currently offers a Bachelor of Translation with Business (BTB) programme and a Master of Arts in Translation (Business and Legal) programme.  It aims to provide intensive and all-around training to students in translation, interpreting and professional language services, and to envision them as future translators, interpreters, editors, business executives and public relations officers of the highest quality.

The appointee should have an international academic standing in a relevant discipline, relevant academic leadership experience, and impactful contributions to the profession and the community. He/She should have a top-notch track record in both the research and actual practice of translation.

The Deanship appointment will be for an initial term of 3 years renewable.  He/She will be a member of the senior management team and is expected to provide visionary leadership in effecting the academic objectives of the School covering student admission, programme developments and accreditations, teaching and learning, research developments, and external partnerships and services.

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applications and nominations, with full personal details, are now invited to be sent to by e-mail or to the Head of Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong by mail preferably on or before 24 November 2017.  Review of new applications will start from mid November 2017 and continue until the post is filled. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

For postal applications, please mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover.  All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for specific recruitment purpose only.  The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.