LINGUIST List 25.4158

Tue Oct 21 2014

Support: English; General Linguistics / Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Danuta Allen <>

Date: 20-Oct-2014
From: Chris Leung <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: PhD Student, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Department: Department of English
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: City University of Hong Kong

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of English at City University of Hong Kong has an outstanding international faculty, with world-renowned scholars in the fields of Applied Linguistics and Language Education, Discourse Analysis, literary and cultural studies, professional communication and Sociolinguistics. The Department is ranked 42nd in the world and 5th in Asia in English language and literature, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking by subject 2013.

The department admits postgraduate students with research interests in fields relevant to the department's areas of expertise. Our programmes focus on a wide range of interdisciplinary theories and perspectives drawn from relevant domains in the social and behavioural sciences, the humanities and related professional fields. In conjunction with the Hong Kong government, the Department of English offers study funding according to the two schemes listed below.

- Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme:
The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$20,000 and a conference travel allowance of HK$10,000 per year. Details of the scheme can be found at website:

- General Admission Studentship Scheme (PhD):
The current monthly stipend for a Postgraduate Studentship is HK$14,000-14,800 per month. Details of RPG admissions can be found at website:

For more information, visit the department website at:
or email inquiries to

Applicants via the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme are automatically considered for the General Admission Scheme, so they are strongly encouraged to apply for the Fellowship.

Prior to application, interested candidates are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor in the department, with a view to preparing a proposal, which is part of the application requirement.

Faculty information of the English Department:

Applications Deadline: 01-Dec-2014

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Dr Lindsay Miller

Page Updated: 21-Oct-2014