Worldwide Search for Talent City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge...
Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas.

Applications and nominations are invited for :

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Professional Communication/Corporate Communication/ Advertising/Public Relations/Applied Linguistics/TESOL) Department of English [Ref. C/384/00]

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 17/11/2016
Duties
A Professor is expected to provide leadership in research, teaching, curriculum development and administration, supervision of students; and contribute to the Department’s administration as appropriate.
An Associate Professor/Assistant Professor is expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and contribute to the Department’s administration as appropriate.

Requirements
Professor: A PhD in English/Applied Linguistics/English Literature. Candidates should be leaders in the field with the capacity to produce high quality scholarly output, design innovative courses, and mentor younger staff. The Department has considerable strengths in the areas of applied linguistics, business and professional communication, English for specific purposes, digital literacies, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, and the teaching of writing, but would also welcome outstanding researchers in other fields. Successful candidates would have the opportunity to contribute to research initiatives in these and complementary fields, and to join a team of highly productive and motivated scholars.

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor: A PhD in Professional Communication or related disciplines. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to produce high quality scholarly output and be able to design innovative courses. Experience in working with Asian students is desirable. The Department is interested in mid-career scholars with ambitious research agendas and creative ideas for teaching and course development who are interested in working in a department with a worldwide reputation in English studies. The post offers significant opportunities for career development including strong support for research and conference attendance, and opportunities for collaboration with eminent scholars in the field.

(For further information or queries, please email Professor CHAN Hon S at sahschan@cityu.edu.hk.)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office. Applications and nominations received before 26 November 2016 will receive full consideration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post ofAssistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016);1st in Engineering/ Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2015).