LINGUIST List 21.4067

Thu Oct 14 2010

Jobs: Rhetoric/Composition: Asst/Assoc Prof, City U of Hong Kong

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        1.     Dr. Rodney Jones , Rhetoric/Composition or Related Disciplines: Assistant/Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Message 1: Rhetoric/Composition or Related Disciplines: Assistant/Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong
Date: 13-Oct-2010
From: Dr. Rodney Jones <>
Subject: Rhetoric/Composition or Related Disciplines: Assistant/Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong Department: Department of English Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong Web Address:
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Rhetoric/Composition or Related Disciplines


Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast developing universitydistinguished by scholarship in research and professional education. As apublicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing anddeveloping students' talent and creating applicable knowledge to supportsocial and economic advancement. Currently, the University has sixColleges/Schools. Within the next few years, the University aims to recruit200 more scholars in various disciplines from all over the world, includingscience, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creativemedia, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas.

Applications are invited for:

Associate Professor/Assistant ProfessorDepartment of English [Ref. C/048/49]

Duties: Assist in the set up and administration of the first-year programmein composition and professional writing, with main responsibilities oncurriculum development and coordination. The Department will provide strongadministrative support to the programme, with an anticipation of furtherhiring to meet the needs of the programme and eventual development of anappropriately staffed English-Across-the-Curriculum initiative.

Requirements: A PhD in English, Rhetoric/Composition or relateddisciplines with a strong and ambitious research agenda. Experience andbackground in the teaching of writing to ESL students is desirable. Thesuccessful candidate is expected to show a strong capacity to supervise PhDstudents and train them as teaching assistants.

Salary and Conditions of ServiceRemuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness andindividual 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 ApplicationFurther information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, CityUniversity of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax : (852)2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311/email:].

Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae to the addressor email address below. Applications will be considered until the positionis filled. The University reserves the right to consider late nominationsand applications, and not to fill the position. Personal data provided byapplicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-relatedpurposes.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we arecommitted to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from allqualified candidates, especially applicants who will enhance the diversityof our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 124th among the world's topuniversities and the 15th in Asia according to Times Higher Education(2009)/Quacquarelli Symonds (2010).

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Rodney Jones, Associate Head Department of English City University of Hong Kong Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon SAR Hong Kong Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Dr. Rodney Jones Email:

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