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Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in English Language and Literature Studies

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) - Division of Humanities & Social Sciences (DHSS)

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University, is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. As from this academic year, UIC starts to offer Research and Taught Postgraduate Programme leading to MPhil and PhD degrees as well as taught Master awards.

The Division of Humanities & Social Sciences (DHSS) at UIC explores a broad range of specializations and represents one of the most dynamic and challenging areas of academic inquiry. The humanities & social science tradition examines all aspects of the fundamental philosophical questions about the human condition. The division degree programmes collectively explore both aesthetic and artistic concerns of the human spirit as well as the efforts of individuals, groups, organizations and institutions to improve the general welfare of all members of society. UIC now invites candidates for the following position which is expected to be filled in February/September 2019: 

  • Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in English Language and Literature Studies (Ref:DHSS181002)

Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: English Phonetics and Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Literature, Professional and Technical Writing, Advanced English Composition. Project supervisory experience is desirable.

Candidates should have a PhD degree (appointed as Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor) or have a Master’s degree with extensive working experience in a related discipline (appointed as Lecturer/Senior Lecturer). 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 this position 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 recruit@uic.edu.hk. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed “Job Application Form” which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. 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. More information, please click: http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/job-vacancy/teaching-positions

Location: Zhuhai - China
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th November 2018
Expires: 12th January 2019
Job Ref: DHSS181002
 
   
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