Professor in Chinese Language and Literature
Hong Kong Baptist University, Department of Chinese Language and Literature
Hong Kong



Department of Chinese Language and Literature


Professor (PR123-4/16-17)


The Department of Chinese Language and Literature seeks to appoint a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Chinese Studies or relevant disciplines, such as literature, culture, language, etc. The appointee is expected to have the qualities and track records as an academic leader in teaching and research. Other duties include: (a) teaching courses in Chinese Studies and relevant subjects; (b) supervising students in thesis writing; (c) preparing course syllabi; and (d) performing administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department.


Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture, or a relevant discipline. The appointee is expected to be a leading scholar in Chinese Studies or relevant disciplines with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications.


Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.


Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2017. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.


Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in March 2017 need not re-apply.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Application Procedure:


Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. The completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at


The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.


Closing date: 31 August 2017

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