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Part-time Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics

Ref.: 517267
Work type: Fractional / Part-time
Department: School of English (04300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as part-time Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in English Languages and Linguistics in the School of English (Ref.: 517267), to commence on January 1, 2023 for six months.

The position is open to scholars who can teach “ENGL2112 History of English” (an advanced undergraduate course in English Studies) in semester 2 of 2022-23. Applicants should have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Assistant Lecturer. 

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.

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 up to two pages. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Nov 9, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Nov 30, 2022 (HK Time)