Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in English Language and Linguistics and English Literary and Cultural Studies
City University of Hong Kong, Department of English
Hong Kong

(1) Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in English Language and Linguistics [Ref. C/406/09]


(2) Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in English Literary and Cultural Studies [Ref. C/407/09]


Department of English


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 seven 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, energy, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas.


Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:


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.




The appointee will work in (1) English Language and Linguistics, or (2) English Literary and Cultural Studies; and is expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake the administrative and service-related activities.




A PhD in related disciplines, with a strong research track record (relative to career stage) and broad university-level teaching experience. Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred:


Applied linguistics, business and professional communication, English for specific/academic purposes, English-medium instruction, digital literacies, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, TESOL, the teaching of writing, literary studies, creative writing.


The appointees will have the opportunity to contribute to research initiatives in these and complementary fields, and to join a team of highly productive and motivated scholars.


Candidates for Professor/Associate Professor, in addition to the above, are expected to provide leadership in research, teaching and curriculum development.


Salary and Conditions of Service


The 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). The 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 Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].


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 Human Resources Office. Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled. Review of the applications will begin in early March 2017. Applicants 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.


City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.


Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016);1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).


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