LINGUIST List 13.2760

Fri Oct 25 2002

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assoc Prof, Hong Kong

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  1. margaret, General Linguistics: Assoc Prof, Hong Kong Baptist University, China

Message 1: General Linguistics: Assoc Prof, Hong Kong Baptist University, China

Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 00:28:59 +0000
From: margaret <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assoc Prof, Hong Kong Baptist University, China

University or Organization: Hong Kong Baptist University
Department: Department of English Language & Literature
Rank of Job: Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics, Phonetics,


Department of English Language & Literature
Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Linguistics (PR003/2003)
The appointee is expected to teach in two or more of the following
areas: a) English phonetics and phonology; b) Language learning and
language education; c) English language and communication; and d)
Research methodology in language. The appointee should also be able
to teach a range of language and/or linguistics subjects in both the
English Language & Literature Undergraduate Programme and in the
part-time taught MA Course in Language Studies.

Other responsibilities include related research and publication, and
supervision of undergraduate honours projects and postgraduate theses.
Dedication to excellence in teaching, as well as research, is
essential, as is commitment to work in a bilingual and bicultural

Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree, preferably with
relevant research and refereed publication records, and teaching
experience at tertiary level.

Salary Scales: (Approximately US$1 = HK7.78)
Associate Professor : HK$72,020 - HK$87,505 p.m. (Scale A); HK$61,940
- HK$77,435 p.m. (Scale B)
Assistant Professor : HK$46,355 - HK$68,145 p.m.

Terms of Appointment: 
The appointment will commence in September 2003. Benefits include
contribution by the University to a retirement benefits scheme and/or
a gratuity payable upon satisfactory completion of contract (totalling
up to 15% of basic salary), annual leave, medical & dental benefits
for appointee & family, and housing allowance where applicable. The
appointee will initially be offered a fixed-term contract of two to
three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual

Application Procedure:
Application, together with updated curriculum vitae, copies of
transcripts/testimonials should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong
Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Fax: (852)
3411-5001; E-mail:]. Application forms can be
obtained by downloading from: [].
Applicants are requested to send in three samples of their most recent
publications. Applicants should also request two referees to send in
confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct.
Please quote PR number on the application, confidential reference
letters and any subsequent correspondence. 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 & conditions then applicable at the time of offer. 
Closing Date: 30 November 2002


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Personnel Office
	Hong Kong Baptist University
	224 Waterloo Road
	Kowloon Tong
	Hong Kong,

	Applications are due by 30-Nov-2002

Contact Information:
	Ms. Margaret Ma.
	Tel: (852) 3411-5036
	Fax: (852) 2337-6270

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