LINGUIST List 26.5392

Thu Dec 03 2015

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Rank Open, BNU-HKBU United International College

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 02-Dec-2015
From: Karen Wu <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Rank Open, BNU-HKBU United International College, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China
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University or Organization: BNU-HKBU United International College
Department: Teaching English as a Second Language Programme, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Location: Zhuhai, Guangdong, China
Web Address:
Job Title: Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Teaching English as a Second Language

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC), located in Zhuhai and founded jointly by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University, is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. Based on a holistic development approach, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, who are fluent in both English and Chinese, and who have knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large.

UIC started operation in October 2005 and offers undergraduate courses in three academic divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Science & Technology. The College offers subjects in liberal studies for all students and the medium of instruction is English. The College now invites applications for Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Teaching English as a Second Language, which is expected to be filled in February 2016.

Applicants who can teach courses related to Corpus Linguistics, Curriculum Development and Materials Design, and Language Teaching Methodology are welcome. The appointee also needs to supervise Language-teaching Practicum. Project supervision experience is desirable.

Applicants should hold a PhD degree in a related discipline and should be committed to excellence in teaching and undergraduate education. Research interests and experience are desirable.

Appointment Terms

Appointment to these positions will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Salary will be highly competitive, in accordance with qualifications and experience. Benefits include medical insurance and housing allowance. Re-appointment after the first contract is subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures

Please send your application by email to the application email below. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and completed "Job Application Form" downloadable from the application website below. The College reserves the right not to fill the position or to make an appointment by invitation.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ms Karen Wu

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