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Lecturer in English Literary Studies (Ref.: 511843)

Ref.: 511843
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of English (04300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in English Literary Studies in the School of English (Ref.: 511843), to commence on September 1, 2022 for ten months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

The position is open to scholars working in any subfield of literatures in English. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline, a proven track record, and be prepared to teach courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

The School of English offers an integrated programme in English Studies, including undergraduate teaching and supervision of research students in English and American Literatures, World Literature in English, English Linguistics, World Englishes, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, and Language and the Law. The School contributes to the teaching of the B.A., B.A. & B.Ed. in Language Education (English), and the B.A. & L.L.B. double degree programmes. At the postgraduate level, the School offers three taught master’s programmes (MA in English Studies; MA in Creative Communications; and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in English), as well as M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees. Further details, including information about the School’s research profile in language and linguistics, can be found at http://www.english.hku.hk/. Please note that the School is not involved in ESL teaching.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. with a teaching statement of up to two pages.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.

Advertised: Feb 21, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Mar 31, 2022 (HK Time)