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LINGUIST List 23.2997

Tue Jul 10 2012

Jobs: Applied Ling; Rhetoric and Composition: Prof, City University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <svetlanalinguistlist.org>

Date: 10-Jul-2012
From: Human Resources Office <hrojobcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Rhetoric and Composition: Professor, City University of Hong Kong, 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: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Rhetoric and Composition


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.

Applications and nominations are invited for:
Professor (Rhetoric and Composition/English for Academic Purposes)
Department of English [Ref. C/155/09]

The Department of English is a leading centre for English studies in the Asian
region, and has an international reputation for its research on English
language and literature. Faculty in the Department typically teach five
courses a year, covering a wide range of subjects including English
linguistics, literature, and English for Specific Purposes for students across
the University. Further information on the Department is available at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/en/.

Duties:
Provide leadership in teaching, curriculum development and administration of
programs in Campus-wide Composition, English for Academic Purposes, and
English across the curriculum projects; assist the Department in a variety of
academic and administrative duties.

Requirements:
A PhD in English Rhetoric and Composition/English for Academic Purposes
or closely-related disciplines. Candidates should have a distinguished record
of teaching, research and scholarship; and an outstanding contribution in the
field. Experience and background in teaching ESL students is desirable.
Candidates are also expected to have the training and experience to develop
and teach effectively in a program that privileges critical thinking through
argumentative and analytical writing for students from all disciplines in an
ESL context, and lead research in the field.

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:
For further information or queries about the post, please email Dr. Rodney
JONES, Acting Head at enrodneycityu.edu.hk.

Please send the nomination or application with a current curriculum vitae to:
Human Resources Office,
City University of Hong Kong,
Tat Chee Avenue,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311
E-mail: hrojobcityu.edu.hk.

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 policies, a copy of which will be provided upon
request.

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 110th among the world's top
universities and the 12th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds
2011/2012 surveys.
http://www.cityu.edu.hk

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk

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