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LINGUIST List 17.45

Tue Jan 10 2006

Jobs: Applied Ling: Assoc Prof, City U of Hong Kong

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        1.    Carmen CHAN, Applied Ling: Assoc Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Message 1: Applied Ling: Assoc Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 22-Dec-2005
From: Carmen CHAN <hrcngcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Applied Ling: Assoc Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of English and Communication
Job Rank: Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; ESP, Discourse Analysis


City University of Hong Kong is one of eight higher education institutions
directly funded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative
Region through the University Grants Committee (Hong Kong). It aims to
become one of the leading universities in the Asia-Pacific region through
excellence in professional education and applied research. In two studies,
City University of Hong Kong ranks among the top 200 universities in the
world, and among the top ten universities in the Greater China region. The
mission of the University is to nurture and develop the talents of students
and to create applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic
advancement. The student population is approximately 23,000 enrolled in
over 100 programmes at the associate degree, undergraduate and postgraduate
levels. The medium of instruction is English.

The University invites applications and nominations for the following
posts. Candidates with relevant experience in business and industry are
particularly welcome to apply.

Associate Professors/Assistant Professors (2 posts) in English for Specific
Purposes Department of English and Communication [Ref. C/644/09]

Duties : Teach and conduct research in at least two of the following areas:
specialization in academic, professional and workplace discourse,
curriculum design, and ESP management and evaluation. Ability to teach:
workplace communication, professional and corporate discourse, variation in
professional discourse, corpus development in ESP, curriculum design in
ESP, acquisition of specialist discourse, new technologies in ESP,
programme management and evaluation in ESP, language in law and crime,
public relations writing.

Requirements : A PhD in ESP/Applied Linguistics/Discourse Analysis.
Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for scholarly research and
publication. Prior university teaching or industrial experience desirable.
The ability to work well with colleagues is essential.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Appointment will be on a fixed-term
gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical
and dental schemes, and housing benefits where applicable.

Information and Application
Further information about the posts and the University is available at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City
University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax : (852)
2788 1154 or (852) 2788 9334/E-mail: hrojobcityu.edu.hk]. Please send an
application letter enclosing a current C.V. to the Human Resources Office
by 15 January 2006. Please quote the reference of the post in the
application and on the envelope. The University reserves the right to
consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the

Address for Applications

Human Resources Office
83 Tat Chee Avenue,
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2006

Contact Information

Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 852 2788 9250
Fax: 852 2788 1154
Website: http://www.cityu.edu.hk

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