Cultural studies

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, English Literary and Cultural Studies job with CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

The City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for its innovation, creativity and research. We are now looking for outstanding scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Full Professors (on the vindication path) in all academic fields with special emphasis on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter , Brain and related interdisciplinary. areas. Areas of research of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

  • biomedical sciences and engineering
  • veterinary science
  • computer science and data science
  • neuroscience and neural engineering
  • bio-statistics and AI-health
  • smart/semiconductor manufacturing
  • AI/robotics/autonomous systems
  • aerospace and microelectronics engineering
  • energy production and storage
  • digital enterprise and innovation management
  • fintech and business analytics
  • computational social sciences
  • digital humanities
  • digital and new media
  • law and technology
  • private law
  • healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful applicants must have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research program related to CityU’s strategic research areas, as well as a commitment to student education and mentorship. Applicants must possess a PhD in their respective field at the time of nomination.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (English Literary and Cultural Studies) in the Department of English [Ref. B/545/09]

The Department of English is a leading center for English studies in the Asian region and enjoys an international reputation for its research in English language and literature, creative writing and professional communication. The City University of Hong Kong is ranked among the top 150 universities for English language and literature in the world.


The appointee will work in one of the fields described above and will be expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curricula, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.


The Department is interested in applicants with teaching and research expertise in world literatures. Candidates should ideally have experience teaching or coordinating surveying courses.

A PhD in English Literature or another relevant field. Applicants should be able to demonstrate successful academic teaching experience and have a strong research track record (relative to career stage).

The candidates to Professor/Associate Professor must have postgraduate supervisory and leadership experience in research, teaching, and curriculum development.

The nominee will have the opportunity to be part of a stimulating and collegial team of researchers.

Salary and conditions of service

Total compensation will be determined by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent benefits include gratuities, time off, medical and dental plans, and relocation assistance (if applicable). The first appointment will be on a fixed-term contract.

Information and application

Further information on positions and the University can be found at, or from the Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong ( email: [email protected]).

To apply, please submit your resume through the website: Applications can be sent directly to the Department (email: [email protected]). Applications and nominations received by April 11, 2022 will be fully considered and will continue to be considered after this date until the positions are filled. Only the preselected candidates will be contacted; and those preselected for the position of assistant professor will be asked to prepare at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referents to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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