Professor / Associate Professor - Department of English

Hong Kong (HK)
12 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Professor / Associate Professor - Department of English

(Ref: Prof/Asso Prof (ENG) 2018-07-13)

The School seeks an outstanding applicant for the planning, development, coordination and delivery of various modules in English.  He/She will be expected to provide leadership in developing new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in literature and culture, including drama, film and English media studies.  He/She will also assist in management and validation, engage in teaching, research, scholarly and administration activities, and perform any other duties as assigned.

Applicants should have a PhD in English literature or comparative literature.  Applicants who specialize in English literature must have a global dimension in teaching and research, while applicants in comparative literature must demonstrate a focus in English. International leadership and success in competitive research grant applications will be considered.  The appointee should be a dynamic and outstanding scholar with substantial teaching experience, a strong record of research and relevant administrative experience in an academic institution.

The appointment will be tenable in January or September 2019.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by email to or by post to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover.

Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes 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.