LINGUIST List 24.1245

Wed Mar 13 2013

Jobs: General Linguistics: Teaching Assistant, City University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 13-Mar-2013
From: Human Resources Office <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Teaching Assistant, 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: Teaching Assistant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


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 are invited for:
Graduate Teaching Assistants for Freshman English support at City University campus (Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension. Semester-long appointments are also possible under certain circumstances.) [Ref. C/R/880/49]

Duties:Tutor introductory freshman writing courses for the Department of English, including Rhetoric and Composition, English for Science, English for Engineering, English for Business Communication, Creative Writing, English Cinema, English Autobiography, English Travel Writing, Asian Literature in English, and Shakespeare: Introduction to Genius.

Requirements:Graduates with a Bachelor's or Master's degree from local and/or overseas universities and experience in teaching, preferably in a tertiary context. Those with a background in business, engineering, law, media studies, or science are also welcome to apply. Priority will be given to students currently engaged in postgraduate studies who wish to spend some time in Hong Kong gathering data or gaining teaching experience. A limited number of Post-doctoral Fellowships are also available for candidates with PhDs in English Linguistics, Literature, Creative Writing or Rhetoric and Composition.

Salary and Conditions of Service:
Salary offered will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application:
Additional information and application form are obtainable (a) from the University's homepage at the application website address below, or (b) by mail with a self-addressed stamped envelope from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, or (c) in person from the Reception Counter, Human Resources Office.Please send the completed application form and the required information stated in the form with a covering letter to the Human Resources Office by 15 April 2013. Please quote the reference of the post in the application and on the envelope. Applications will receive full consideration.

The University thanks all applicants for their interest; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 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 policy, 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.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2013 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office Email:

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