Introduction

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), 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:

 

Department of English – Associate / Assistant Professor (Full-time)
(Ref: Asso/Asst Prof (ENG) 2020-03-06)

Responsibilities
 
The Department seeks outstanding candidates for the planning, development, coordination and delivery of modules in English Literature for the BA in English programme. Additionally, appointees will be expected to contribute to the development and operation of BA and MA Programmes to be launched in 2021 or later, to engage in research and scholarly activities and assist in other administrative duties.

 

Applicants Should
 
Applicants must (i) possess a PhD degree in the field of English Literature or a related discipline; and (ii) demonstrate the ability to teach Shakespeare and related areas. Specific interest and research expertise in one of the following would be an advantage: rhetoric, world literature or poetry related to the long nineteenth century.  A competitive research profile and track record of successful external grants or funding are also desirable.
 
 
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The appointee is expected to assume duty in August 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by email to hr@hsu.edu.hk 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 soon 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.