LINGUIST List 27.2356

Thu May 26 2016

Jobs: General Linguistics: Dean, The Education University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 25-May-2016
From: Secretary of Strategic Recruitment Search Committee <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Dean, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Education University of Hong Kong
Job Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Dean of the Faculty of Humanities (FHM)

Job Rank: Dean; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university offering a full range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 11,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture disciplines.

The University aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines, and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary university at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.

For further details about the University, please visit its website at

The University is now inviting applications for the following appointment:

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities (FHM)

The appointee will provide dynamic and innovative leadership and management of the Faculty. S/He will foster excellence in teaching and learning, research and external relationships in accordance with the University’s vision, mission and strategic plan, and is responsible for ensuring high standards of course provision, consistent with international best practice.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in a relevant area of the Faculty, a distinguished record of research and scholarship recognized internationally, a proven record of outstanding academic leadership in universities, including management of human and financial resources, budgeting and external networking. The appointee must demonstrate a commitment to leading research and pioneering cutting-edge developments in the relevant disciplines, and possess strong communication and networking skills to rally the support of internal and external stakeholders for the benefit of the Faculty and the University. A good knowledge of local higher education scene as well as an appreciation of the challenges of working in a multicultural context will be an advantage.

Please visit for details of the FHM.

The successful candidate will be appointed as Chair Professor/Professor, commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience, and hold a concurrent appointment as Dean of the FHM. Remuneration package will be highly competitive and attractive fringe benefits will be offered.

Applications or nominations with full curriculum vitae should be sent by email to the “Secretary of Strategic Recruitment Search Committee”, to the application email address below. Review of applications will start from 13 June 2016, and will continue until the post is filled. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to the application URL below.

All applications/nominations will be treated in strict confidence. The University reserves the right not to fill the position or to fill the position by invitation. Those who are shortlisted will be contacted. Since the incumbent may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: 26-Nov-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Secretary of Strategic Recruitment Search Committee

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