LINGUIST List 29.1163

Wed Mar 14 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; TESOL: Assistant/Associate Professor, Education University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 12-Mar-2018
From: Human Resources Office <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; TESOL: Assistant/Associate Professor, Education University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Education University of Hong Kong
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong
Job Title: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Ref: AssoProf/AsstProf/ELE/0318)

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Founded in 1994 and attained its University title in 2016, the Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching, through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level on teacher education and complementary disciplines such as social sciences and humanities. The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship. For more information about the University, please visit

The appointee will participate in teaching, research, knowledge transfer and community service. He/she is required to be actively involved in research that leads to successful grant proposals and publications in recognized refereed journals. He/she will also develop, evaluate and teach in programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; provide guidance to students in the capacity of academic adviser; supervise students on teaching practice and contribute to departmental and faculty activities and management. He/she is expected to commence employment in September 2018.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in the discipline of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or a closely related field, preferably with several years of post-qualification teaching experience. They should have a demonstrated ability to conduct high quality research. Expertise in ELT methods, e-learning, second language acquisition, language teacher cognition, or related fields will be an advantage.

For information on the Department, please visit:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a); or (b) the Human Resources Office at the address below. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to or by post to the address below (Ref: AssoProf/AsstProf/ELE/0318). Review of applications will start from 26 March 2018, and will continue until the post is filled. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. 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

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised. 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.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building
The Education University of Hong Kong
10 Lo Ping Road
Tai Po, New Territories
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office

Page Updated: 14-Mar-2018