24.578, Jobs: Applied Ling; Ling & Literature: Asst/Assoc Professor, City University of Hong Kong

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Subject: 24.578, Jobs: Applied Ling; Ling & Literature: Asst/Assoc Professor, City University of Hong Kong

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Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:20:16
From:  Human Resources Office [hrojob at cityu.edu.hk]
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Asst/Assoc Professor, 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 
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Business Communication; Professional Communication; English Drama and Performance


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.

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor 
(Applied Linguistics/English Literature/Business Communication/Professional
Communication/English Drama and Performance)
Department of English [Ref. C/183/49]

The Department of English is a leading center for English studies in the Asian
region, and has an international reputation for its research on English
language and literature, creative writing and professional communication. It
is currently entering an exciting new stage of development with new
initiatives in English for the creative professions, digital media, literary
and cultural studies, rhetoric and composition, and interdisciplinary studies.
The Department was ranked 35th in the world in the latest Quacquarelli
Symonds survey.  Further information on the Department is available at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/en/.

Requirements:
The Department now seeks to make appointments at the Associate
Professor/Assistant Professor level in the fields of Applied
Linguistics/English Literature/Business Communication/Professional
Communication/English Drama and Performance. It is interested in young or
mid-career scholars with ambitious research agendas and creative ideas for
teaching and course development who are interested in working in a Department
with a worldwide reputation in English studies.  Candidates should hold a PhD
in English/Applied Linguistics or related disciplines, demonstrate the
capacity to produce high quality scholarly output and be able to design
innovative courses.

The post offers significant opportunities for career development including
strong support for research and conference attendance and opportunities for
collaboration with eminent scholars in the field.  The post is a
substantiation-track position.

(For further information or queries, please email Dr. Rodney Jones at
enrodney at cityu.edu.hk. )

Salary and Conditions of Service:
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual
performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and
dental schemes, and relocation assistance(where applicable).  Initial
appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application:
Further information on the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk,
or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee
Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311/email :
hrojob at cityu.edu.hk].

Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae and names of three
referees to the Human Resources Office.  Applications received by 20 March
2013 will receive full consideration.  Please quote the reference of the post
in the application and on the envelope.  The University thanks all applicants
for their interest; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  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 policies, a copy of which will be provided upon
request.

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.



Application Deadline: 20-Mar-2013 
	  
Email Address for Applications: hrojob at cityu.edu.hk 
Contact Information
	Human Resources Office 
	Email: hrojob at cityu.edu.hk 





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