Posted on: 
July 23, 2019


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.


Assistant Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Translation and Interpreting (two posts) (Ref. 19072217)

Post specification & general conditions of service of the above positions can be obtained from Please visit for more information on the Department.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

Public contact information: 

Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to [email protected]. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

Position Type: 
Assistant Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Applied Linguistics, Bilingualism, Computational Linguistics, Ling & Literature, Neurolinguistics, Phonology, Semantics, Sociolinguistics, Sociology of Linguistics, Syntax, Teaching Linguistics/Educational Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics, Translation.
Chinese, Mandarin, English.