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Hong Kong Baptist University

Department of Chinese Language and Literature


The Department seeks to appoint a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies, such as Confucian Studies, Chinese Cultural History Studies, Chinese Intellectual History Studies, Literary and Cultural Studies, etc.  The appointee is expected to have the qualities and track records as an academic leader in teaching and research.  Other duties include: (a) teaching courses in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies and relevant subjects; (b) supervising students in thesis writing; (c) preparing course syllabi; and (d) performing administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture, or a relevant discipline.  The appointee is expected to be a leading scholar in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies or relevant disciplines with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications.

Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing January 2019 or no later than September 2019.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in May 2018 need not re-apply

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 27 October 2018