LINGUIST List 31.396

Tue Jan 28 2020

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The Education University of Hong Kong

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Date: 28-Jan-2020
From: Century Touch <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant 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: Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/ELE/0120)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/ELE/0120)
Department of English Language Education
Faculty of Humanities

The Department seeks applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor. 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 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 e-learning, language acquisition, pedagogy 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 17 February 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.

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:
Human Resources Office

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