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Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Literature at The University of Hong Kong



Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Literature in the School of Chinese
(Ref.: 201200813)

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Literature in the B.A. & B.Ed. (LangEd-Chinese) double degree programme in the School of Chinese, tenable from January 1, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to the availability of funding. This appointment is not on the tenure track.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chinese language and literature or related areas. They should have an established track record of excellence in innovative research and teaching and should demonstrate sophisticated skills in course coordination and curriculum management. The ability to develop and conduct Chinese courses that are consonant with the curricular needs of the programme is required. The capacity to design and deliver courses in Chinese language and classical literature will be an advantage. The appointee will also be expected to perform a wide range of administrative duties and liaison work. Information on the structure, the staff establishment and the course offerings of the School can be obtained at

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment 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 benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form and an up-to-date C.V. to Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at Further particulars can be obtained at Closes September 28, 2012. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

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