Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (English Literary and Cultural Studies)

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (English Literary and Cultural Studies)

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
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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: Duties
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. Requirements
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 made on a fixed-term contract. Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at , or from the Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email: ).
To apply, please submit an online application at , and include an application letter with a current curriculum vitae and a list of three referees (with full contact details). Nominations can be sent directly to the Department of English (Email : ). Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled. Review of the applications will begin on 24 October 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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