LINGUIST List 31.1548

Thu May 07 2020

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor: The Education University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 05-May-2020
From: Cheng <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor: The Education University of Hong Kong, Tai Po, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Education University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of English Language Education
Job Location: Tai Po, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Professor (Ref:AssoProf/ELE/0420)

Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Not Applicable

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) has an academic/teaching staff strength of about 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000. It has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising 16 academic departments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-level research and professional development centres. For more information about the University, please visit

We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill the following position(s). If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.

Associate Professor (Ref:AssoProf/ELE/0420)
Department of English Language Education

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.

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 English as the Medium of Instruction or Content-Language Integrated Learning, e-learning, language teacher education, 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, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to or by post to the above address. Review of applications will start from 13 May 2020, 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 Force.

Further information about the University is available at EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
The Human Resources Office

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