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LINGUIST List 24.116

Wed Jan 09 2013

Jobs: Ling & Literature: Head of Department, City University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Jan-2013
From: Human Resources Office <ensearchcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Ling & Literature: Head of Department, City University of Hong Kong, HKG, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong
Job Rank: Head of Department

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature


Description:

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’ talent and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. Currently, the University has six Colleges/Schools. Within the next two years, the University aims to recruit 100 more scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative media, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Head of Department of English [Ref. C/177/49]

The Position:
Reporting to the Provost through the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic direction in research and professional education for the Department. The Head will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.

The Person:
A doctorate degree with strong academic and professional qualifications, a distinguished record of teaching, research and scholarship, and substantial relevant experience in tertiary education; outstanding management effectiveness; commitment to teamwork; and strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of the Department.

Salary and Conditions of Service:
The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Headship appointment will be on a concurrent basis for an initial period of three years. Remuneration package will be attractive and driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Information and Application:
Further information on the post and the University is available at the application URL below.

Please send the nomination or application with a current curriculum vitae to the application address or application e-mail below. Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the position is filled. The University reserves the right not to fill the position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the University’s personal data policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

The University also offers a number of visiting positions through its “CityU International Transition Team” scheme for current graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and for early-stage and established scholars, as described at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/cityu_international_transition.htm.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 95th among the world’s top universities and the 12th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds 2012 surveys.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2013
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: ensearchcityu.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: ensearchcityu.edu.hk
Fax: (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311
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