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Mon Aug 11 2003

Jobs: Phonetics: Asst Prof, University of Hong Kong

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Message 1: Experimental Phonetics: Res. Asst Prof, The University of Hong Kong

Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2003 23:51:24 +0000
From: ylai <ylaireg.hku.hk>
Subject: Experimental Phonetics: Res. Asst Prof, The University of Hong Kong



University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Department: Linguistics
Rank of Job: Research Asst. Prof. in Experimental Phonetics
Specialty Areas: Phonetics


Description:

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

The University of Hong Kong is at the international forefront of
higher learning and research, with more than 100 teaching departments
and sub-divisions of studies, and more than 60 research institutes and
centres. Current enrolment includes 10,000 undergraduates and 7,000
postgraduates from 48 countries. English is the medium of
instruction. The University is committed to international standards
for excellence in scholarship and research.

Research Assistant Professor in Experimental Phonetics
(Ref.: RF-2003/2004-21)

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant
Professor in Experimental Phonetics in the Department of Linguistics.
The appointment will initially be made on a two to three-year
fixed-term basis, tenable from as soon as possible and with the
possibility of renewal.

The Department has a well-equipped Phonetics Laboratory and a
professional quality sound recording studio. Its staff have been
working on the phonetics of Chinese dialects, Cantonese intonation,
contrastive Chinese/English prosody, speech recognition and
text-to-speech conversion. Further information can be obtained at
http://www.hku.hk/linguist/.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Phonetics, preferably awarded within
the last 5 years. They should also have an active and proven record
of research and publications. The appointee will help develop
research in the area of Experimental Phonetics.

Annual salary is on a 4-point scale (which is subject to review from
time to time at the entire discretion of the University). The
appointment will usually be made on the first point of the scale
[attracting contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a
retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary]:
HK$518,580 - 631,080 (approx. USD1=HK$7.8).

At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15.5% of gross income.
The appointment carries leave, and medical and dental benefits.

Further particulars and application forms (272/302 amended) can be
obtained at https://extranet.hku.hk/apptunit/; or from the
Appointments Unit (Senior), Human Resource Section, Registry, The
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (fax (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058;
e-mail: apptunitreg.hku.hk). Further enquiries about the post can be
directed to Dr. K.K. Luke, Head, Department of Linguistics, The
University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong (Tel.: (852) 2859
2773; E-mail: kklukehkusua.hku.hk). Closes September 15, 2003.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a
No-Smoking Policy	
	


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Ms Ho Yvonne
	Appointments Unit (Senior), 
	Human Resource Section, Registry,
	The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
	Hong Kong
	
	Applications are due by 15-Sep-2003


Contact Information:
	Dr. Luke K.K.
	Email: kklukehkusua.hku.hk
	Tel: (852) 2859 2773
	Website: https://extranet.hku.hk/apptunit/
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