Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Department of English Language and Literature

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for the post of full-time Associate or Assistant Professor to start in August 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in English or a related subject and demonstrated ability to teach linguistics or literature effectively at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels while pursuing an active research agenda. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in research postgraduate supervision. Successful candidates may also be asked to contribute to the teaching of academic literacy. Candidates are expected to have substantial tertiary level teaching experience and an established track record in research and publication. Research-active candidates with less relevant experience may be considered for appointment initially at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

Applications should be addressed to: Ms Frankie Fung, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong and sent by email to  fykfung@hksyu.edu. The application should contain a cover letter, a complete CV including a list of publications, two representative publications, a completed application form (available at the External Vacancies section of the University website at https://www.hksyu.edu/en/snippets/external-vacancy) and three references to be sent directly from the referees. For further information about the University please visit https://www.hksyu.edu/en/ and the Department of English Language and Literature website at https://english.hksyu.edu/. For other enquiries, please email Ms Fung at fykfung@hksyu.edu.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Personal data received will be used for recruitment purposes only.



Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

The position will remain open until filled.



Posted 18 February 2023