Hang Seng Management College (HSMC), restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce, was 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 185 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSMC is a residential-type College which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, 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 applications for the following position:
Assistant Professor – Department of English (Full-time)
The appointee will join an energetic and innovative team in teaching the BA (English) programme, and is expected to contribute to scholarly and administrative duties, including teaching, research and publication, curriculum development, module coordination, and committee work.
Applicants should (i) possess a PhD in English literature or related areas; (ii) preferably some tertiary teaching experience and (iii) have the ability to teach Shakespeare, 17th and 18th century literature is preferred. The programme covers literature ranging from the early modern to the 20th century. The research areas of our department include the Renaissance, the Nineteenth Century, Post-colonialism, Modernism, Critical Theory, Theatre and Drama. We would welcome candidates who can complement or add to our existing research and teaching strengths.