CfA: Associate Professor on tenure terms or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Translation in the School of Chinese


Applications are invited for appointment as Associate Professor on tenure terms or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Translation in the School of Chinese (Ref.: 520213), to commence in January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.  Appointment as Assistant Professor will be made on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding candidates applying for the Associate Professor rank.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Translation or a relevant field from a reputable university. They should demonstrate evidence of excellence in research and teaching. The appointee should be well-versed in Practical Translation between Chinese and English, both written and oral. The ability to develop, coordinate, and conduct courses that are consonant with the Programme’s curricular needs and can inspire creative and critical reflection on key language issues will be a definite advantage.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary for appointment on fixed-term. Other benefits include annual leave and professional leave, medical benefits, and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on July 3, 2023 and continue until November 3, 2023 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.