LINGUIST List 25.5231

Tue Dec 30 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 23-Dec-2014
From: The Human Resources Office <hrojobcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Job Location: Hong Kong
Job Title: Professor/Associate Professor
Job Rank: Associate Professor; Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

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' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support
social and economic advancement.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Professor/Associate Professor
(Applied Linguistics/TESOL/Professional Communication/Corporate
Communication/Advertising/Public Relations/English Literature/Creative
Writing)
Department of English [Ref. C/277/09]

Duties

A Professor is expected to provide leadership in research, teaching,
curriculum development and administration, supervision of students, as well as
contribute to the Department's administration as appropriate.

An Associate Professor is expected to conduct quality research, teach
undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise
students, and contribute to the Department's administration as appropriate.

Requirements

Professor: A PhD in English/Applied Linguistics/English Literature. Candidates
should be leaders in the field with the capacity to produce high quality
scholarly output, design innovative courses, and mentor younger staff, and to
contribute to the Department's administration as appropriate. 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 the teaching of writing, but would
also welcome outstanding researchers in other fields. Successful candidates
would have the opportunity to contribute to research initiatives in these and
complementary fields, and to join a team of highly productive and motivated
scholars.

Associate Professor: A PhD in English/Applied Linguistics/English Literature
or related disciplines. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to produce
high quality scholarly output and be able to design innovative courses.
Experience in working with Asian students is desirable. The Department is
interested in mid-career scholars with ambitious research agendas and creative
ideas for teaching and course development who are interested in working in a
department with a worldwide reputation in English studies. The post offers
significant opportunities for career development including strong support for
research and conference attendance, and opportunities for collaboration with
eminent scholars in the field. (For further information or queries, please
email Professor John Flowerdew at enjohnfcityu.edu.hk.)

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.

Further information on the posts and the University is available at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk

To apply, please submit an online application at the application URL below,
and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to
the Human Resources Office. Applications and nominations will receive full
consideration until the positions are filled and only shortlisted applicants
will be contacted. The University's privacy policy is available on the
homepage.



Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2015 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk
Contact Information
The Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: (852) 3442 0311
Fax: (852) 2788 1154

Page Updated: 30-Dec-2014