City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talent and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. Currently, the University has six Colleges/Schools. Within the next two years, the University aims to recruit 100 more scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative media, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas.
Applications invited for the above post:
Responsible for teaching, development and administration of programs in Composition and discipline-specific English across the University; conduct research in these fields; undertake Department's academic and administrative duties as appropriate.
A PhD in English Rhetoric and Composition/English for Academic Purposes/Language Teaching/English Linguistics or related disciplines, with evidence of a strong research agenda and teaching ability. Experience and background in the teaching of composition or academic English to ESL students is desirable. Candidates are expected to show evidence of their ability to teach university-level writing and reading effectively in a program that privileges critical thinking through argumentative and analytical writing for students from all disciplines in an ESL context, and demonstrate evidence of meaningful scholarship through presentations at professional meetings and/or publications in highly-ranked peer-reviewed journals.
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Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.
Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311/email : firstname.lastname@example.org].
Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae and names of three referees to the Human Resources Office. Applications received by 20 September 2012 will receive full consideration. Please quote the reference of the post in the application and on the envelope. The University reserves the right not to fill the position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the University’s personal data policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.
The University also offers a number of visiting positions through its “CityU International Transition Team” for current graduate students and for early-stage and established scholars, as described at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/cityu_international_transition.htm.
City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.
City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 95th among the world’s top universities and the 12th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds 2012 surveys.