Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics

United International College

The College now invites applications for the position of Professor/Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics, which is expected to be filled in September 2017.

Job Description
Candidates with expertise in the following areas: Language and Culture, Language and Media, Discourse and Grammar, Lexis and Morphology, and English as a World Language. Project supervision experience is desirable.

Job Requirement
Candidates should have a PhD degree in Applied Linguistics or a related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals.

Appointment Terms
Appointment to these positions will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance (applicable to Assistant Professor and above), leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures
Please send your application by emailing to Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed “Job Application Form” which can be downloaded from Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number. The College reserves the right not to fill the positions, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.