Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Translation
University of Hong Kong, School of Chinese
Hong Kong

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Translation

Ref.: 492619

Work type: Full-time

Department: School of Chinese (04100)

Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as tenure-track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Translation in the School of Chinese (Ref.: 492619), to commence on September 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding candidates applying for the Associate Professor rank.


A premier centre for Chinese studies in the region, the School of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong has launched a major recruitment drive in a bid to enhance its prestige and competitiveness in the global context. With a long and distinguished tradition of scholarship, the School administers vibrant programmes of study and provides an intellectually inspiring and academically diverse environment for the pursuit of advanced knowledge. Attractive remuneration packages are offered to members of staff. Information on the structure of the School and the course offerings can be obtained at http://hku.hk/chinese/index.html.


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Translation. They should demonstrate evidence of excellence in research and teaching. The appointee should be well-versed in Practical Translation, both written and oral. The ability to develop, coordinate and conduct courses which are consonant with the curricular needs of the Programme and which can inspire creative and critical reflection on vital language issues will be a definite advantage.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.


The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Closes February 28, 2019.


The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from both genders to apply.


Advertised: Dec 17, 2018 (HK Time)

Applications close: Feb 28, 2019 (HK Time)

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