Position: Faculty of Arts
Institution: University of Hong Kong
Location: Hong Kong
Date posted: 10/23/2006
Faculty of Arts - Multiple Positions
The University of Hong Kong is at the international forefront of higher
learning and research, with more than 100 teaching departments and
sub-divisions of studies, and more than 60 research institutes and
centres. It has over 20,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from
48 countries. English is the medium of instruction. The University is
committed to international standards for excellence in scholarship and

Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts, founded in 1912, is one of the oldest and largest
faculties in the University. The Faculty is seeking to fill at least 15
academic positions. These posts have been created with two fundamental
aims in mind: to prepare for the launch of the reformed four-year
curriculum in 2012 and the expansion in student numbers that this will
entail, and to bring new impetus and vigour to the Faculty's research
development. The Faculty has set itself the goal of excelling in
interdisciplinary studies, in particular in cultural comparisons and cross
cultural discourse in relation to China and the West. The Faculty will be
appointing top scholars in all major Humanities programmes to achieve this
aim. Information about the Faculty of Arts can be obtained at
Applications are invited for the following appointments as
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arts,
tenable from as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with
the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure, or on a tenured
basis for exceptionally outstanding candidates above Assistant Professor

School of Chinese
1. Classical Chinese Literature (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
2. China-West Historical Studies (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
3. Translation (English-Chinese/Chinese-English) (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-201)
School of English
1. Cross-Cultural, Postcolonial, or Travel Writing Studies (Ref.:
2. Arts coordinator for the BA/BEd double degree, with a specialization in
English morphology and lexis, pedagogical grammar, second language
acquisition or educational linguistics (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
School of Geography
1. Population and Migration Studies (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-202)
2. Tourism and Leisure (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-203)
School of Humanities (encompassing Art History, Comparative
Literature/Cultural Studies, History, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy)
1. Head of School (with specialization in one or more of the above
disciplines) (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
2. China-West Literary and Cultural Studies (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
3. Musicology (including Western Classical Music and/or East-West studies)
(Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
4. Modern Chinese History (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-204)
School of Modern Languages and Cultures (encompassing American, European,
Japanese, and Modern China Studies, and 9 languages)
1. Head of School (with specialization in one or more of the above
disciplines) (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
2. Modern Japanese Studies (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-200)
3. Modern China Studies (China Studies programme coordinator) (Ref.:
4. Director of the Language Centre (Ref.: RF-2006/2007-205)

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in related fields, a strong tertiary
teaching experience, a distinguished record of research and scholarship
and international standing for appointment at professor level. Preference
will be given to applicants who work in more than one discipline.
Applicants should indicate clearly on the application form which post,
discipline(s) and level, preferably with reference number, they wish to be
considered for.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience will be offered. The appointments will attract a contract-end
gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme,
totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical/dental
benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. Before
preparing an application, prospective applicants are invited to contact
the Head of the School or department chairperson concerned in the first
instance to ascertain disciplinary areas they wish to apply for.
Applicants should then submit a completed University application form, a
curriculum vitae, a statement of professional interests and
accomplishments, and arrange to have three confidential reference reports
sent directly by the referees to the Assistant Registrar (Appointments),
Human Resource Section, Registry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
Road, Hong Kong.
Further particulars and application forms can be obtained at; or from the Appointments Unit (Senior),
Human Resource Section, Registry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
(Fax (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058; E-mail: [log in to unmask]).
The University reserves the right not to fill some of the posts listed.
Review of applications will begin from December 1, 2006 until sufficient
appointments are made.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a
No-Smoking Policy
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