Professor / Associate Professor - Department of English (Ref: Prof/AssoP (ENG) 2021-05-24)
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation & Foreign Languages), with around 6,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSUHK is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in the region, HSUHK features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student development/support services. Our aim is to nurture young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, human caring attitude, moral values and social responsibilities.
The University now invites application for the following position:
The Department seeks an outstanding applicant for the planning, development, coordination and delivery of various modules in English. He/She will be expected to provide leadership in developing new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in literature and culture, including drama, film and English media studies. He/She will also assist in management and validation, engage in teaching, research, scholarly and administration activities, and perform any other duties as assigned.
Applicants should have a PhD in English literature or comparative literature. Applicants who specialise in English literature must have a global dimension in teaching and research, while applicants in comparative literature must demonstrate a focus in English. International leadership and success in competitive research grant applications will be considered. The appointee should be a dynamic and outstanding scholar with substantial teaching experience, a strong record of research and relevant administrative experience in an academic institution.
The appointee is expected to assume duty in August 2021 / January 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary and a list indicating their five most representative publications by email to email@example.com or by post to Human Resources Office, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong. Review of applications will begin in June 2021 until the position is filled. Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in this exercise.
Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.
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