LINGUIST List 23.5178

Tue Dec 11 2012

Jobs: General Ling; Ling & Literature: Full Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 09-Dec-2012
From: Human Resources Office <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Full Professor, 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 Web Address:
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature


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:

Department of English
(1) Professor (English Language and Linguistics) [Ref. C/175/09]
(2) Professor (English Literature) [Ref. C/176/09]

The Department is a leading centre for English studies in the Asian region, it was ranked 35th in the world in the latest QS survey. Further information on the Department is available at

For post (1), applicants should be leaders in their field with the capacity to produce high quality scholarly output, design innovative courses, and mentor younger staff in the Department. Scholars in all areas of English Language Studies/English Linguistics are welcome to apply. 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 Teaching of Writing.

For post (2), applicants should be leading scholars in their field able to produce high quality scholarly output, teach canonical British literature in innovative ways that appeal to students who are are typically high-level bilingual/multilingual users of English, and assist the Department in building up its offerings in English literature and cultural studies. Successful candidates will have the chance to work together with a number of young and established scholars of literature, as well as creative writers in the Department’s MFA progam.

(For further information or queries, please email Dr. Rodney Jones, Acting Head at].

Please send the nomination or application with a current curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Office; applications and nominations will be considered until the positions are filled. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions. 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 95th among the world’s top universities
and the 12th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds 2012 surveys.

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