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’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.
The University has nine Colleges / Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business , creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.
The Department of English is a leading centre 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.
City University of Hong Kong is ranked among the top 100 universities for English Language and Literature globally, and the Department is entering an exciting new phase.
Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts :
The appointee will work in one of the areas described above, and is expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.
The Department is particularly interested in applicants with expertise in the following areas :
1) world literature in English; postcolonial literature; literature of the Asian diaspora; 2) modern or contemporary British or American literature.
Applicants would ideally have experience in teaching or coordinating survey courses.
A PhD in English or a related discipline. Candidates for Professor should be leaders in the field with the capacity to produce high quality scholarly output, design innovative courses, mentor younger staff, and to contribute to the Department’s administration.
Candidates for Associate Professor should be experienced mid-career scholars with established research agendas and substantial experience in teaching and course development.
Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a solid track record in research and teaching, or otherwise demonstrate a strong potential.
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 normally made on a fixed-term contract.