LINGUIST List 32.408

Wed Feb 03 2021

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Phonetics; Phonology: Rank Open, BNU-HKBU United International College

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 01-Feb-2021
From: Karen GAO <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Phonetics; Phonology: Rank Open, BNU-HKBU United International College, Guangdong, China
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University or Organization: BNU-HKBU United International College
Department: Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Location: Guangdong, China
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor/Associate /Assistant Professor in English Language and Literature

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Phonetics; Phonology; Digital Communication and Literacy

Required Language(s): English (eng)


BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. UIC established the Graduate School in 2017 and started to offer Postgraduate Programmes, including Taught Master's Programmes in addition to Research Postgraduate Programmes that lead to MPhil or PhD degrees.

UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in September 2021:
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in English Language and Literature Studies (Ref: DHSS 201003)
Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are welcome:
- Literature and Composition
- English Phonetics and Phonology
- Digital Communication and Literacy

Candidates with a potential in scholarship preferred.

Job Requirement:
Candidates should have a PhD degree in a related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with successful candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.

Appointment Terms:
Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and social insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures:
Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online via the application link provided below.

If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing the application email provided below.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.

The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.

Application Deadline: 15-Mar-2021 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Karen GAO

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Senior HR Officer Karen GAO

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