Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor in English Language and Linguistics in the
School of English
(Ref. 504576), to commence on September 1,
2022, 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.
The School of English offers an integrated programme in English
Studies, including undergraduate teaching and supervision of
research students in English and American Literatures, World
Literature in English, English Linguistics, World Englishes,
Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, and Language and the Law. The
School contributes to the teaching of the B.A. & B.Ed. in
Language Education (English) and the B.A. & L.L.B. double
degree programmes. Further details, including information about the
School’s research profile in language and linguistics, can be found
Please note that the School is not involved in ESL teaching.
The position is open to scholars working in any subfield of English
language and linguistics. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in
a relevant discipline, a proven track record, and be prepared to
teach and supervise at the B.A., M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D.
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,
totalling 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. and a
writing sample (one dissertation chapter or published article). In
addition, please also arrange to have three referees send their
letters of recommendation confidentially and directly to email@example.com
by October 31, 2021,
after applicants have submitted their applications. Review of
applications will start as soon as possible and continue until
October 31, 2021
or until the post is filled, whichever is
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The
Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all
genders to apply.
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