24.116, Jobs: Ling & Literature: Head of Department, City University of Hong Kong

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Subject: 24.116, Jobs: Ling & Literature: Head of Department, City University of Hong Kong

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Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:00:06
From:  Human Resources Office [ensearch at cityu.edu.hk]
Subject: Ling & Literature: Head of Department, City University of Hong Kong, HKG, Hong Kong

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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong 
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong 
Job Rank: Head of Department

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature 


Description:

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is
pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a
publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and
developing students’ talent and creating applicable knowledge to support
social and economic advancement. Currently, the University has six
Colleges/Schools. Within the next two years, the University aims to recruit
100 more scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including
science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative
media, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Head of Department of English [Ref. C/177/49]

The Position:
Reporting to the Provost through the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and
Social Sciences, the Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic
direction in research and professional education for the Department.  The Head
will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to
enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the
University’s Strategic Plan.

The Person:
A doctorate degree with strong academic and professional qualifications, a
distinguished record of teaching, research and scholarship, and substantial
relevant experience in tertiary education; outstanding management
effectiveness; commitment to teamwork; and strong communication and networking
skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of
the Department.

Salary and Conditions of Service:  
The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate
with qualifications and experience.  The Headship appointment will be on a
concurrent basis for an initial period of three years.  Remuneration package
will be attractive and driven by market competitiveness and individual
performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and
dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Information and Application:
Further information on the post and the University is available at the
application URL below.

Please send the nomination or application with a current curriculum vitae to
the application address  or application e-mail below. Applications and
nominations received before 31 January 2013 will receive full consideration.
The University reserves the right not to fill the position.  Personal data
provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the
University’s personal data policy, a copy of which will be provided upon
request.

The University also offers a number of visiting positions through its “CityU
International Transition Team” scheme for current graduate students,
postdoctoral scholars, and for early-stage and established scholars, as
described at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/cityu_international_transition.htm.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are
committed to the principle of diversity.  We encourage applications from all
qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our
staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 95th among the world’s top
universities and the 12th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds 2012
surveys.



Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2013 
	City University of Hong Kong 
	Tat Chee Avenue 
	Kowloon Tong 
	Hong Kong  
Email Address for Applications: ensearch at cityu.edu.hk 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.cityu.edu.hk 
Contact Information
	Human Resources Office 
	Email: ensearch at cityu.edu.hk 
	Fax: (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311 





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