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LINGUIST List 18.1814

Fri Jun 15 2007

Jobs: Applied Ling & Various Languages, Asst Prof, City U of Hong Kong

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Message 1: Applied Linguistics & Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean; English: Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 15-Jun-2007
From: Human Resources Office <hrojobcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics & Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean; English: Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
English (eng)
Japanese (jpn)
Korean (kor)

Description:

The City University of Hong Kong invites applications for the following posts.
Candidates with applied research achievements will receive very positive
consideration. Relevant experience in business and industry will be a definite
asset.

Assistant Professors (6 posts) in the Department of Chinese, Translation and
Linguistics [Ref. C/774/09]

Duties:
Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels,
including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD in the following areas: (a) Chinese; (b)
Translation; (c) Linguistics; (d) Korean Studies; (e) Japanese Studies.
Candidates with a proven record of publications or strong research potential
preferred.

Requirements:
For post (a), a PhD degree in Chinese or related disciplines. Able to undertake
teaching and research in one or more of the following areas: Modern Chinese
Language and Literature; Classical Chinese. Strong research ability and a good
command of English required.

For post (b), a PhD degree in Translation, Comparative Literature or related
disciplines. Able to undertake teaching and research in one or more of the
following areas: Comparative Cultural Studies; Translation Studies,
Interpretation; Language and Law - legal translation, legal writing and
bilingual legal drafting. Strong research ability, native or near native
fluency in English and Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese for spoken Chinese, and
Modern Standard Chinese for written Chinese), and a good knowledge of Chinese
studies required.

For post (c), a PhD degree in Linguistics or related disciplines. Able to
undertake teaching and research in one or more of the following areas:
Phonetics, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics and Discourse, and experience in the
comparative analysis of at least two languages, preferably Chinese, and either
English, Japanese or Korean required.

For post (d), a PhD degree in Linguistics, or East Asian Studies with emphasis
on the Korean Language. Able to undertake teaching and research in areas of
Korean language linguistics and culture. Teaching experience at university
level in Korean language and culture preferred.

For post (e), a PhD degree in Linguistics, or East Asian Studies with emphasis
on the Japanese Language. Able to undertake teaching and research in areas of
Japanese language linguistics and culture. Teaching experience at university
level in Japanese language and culture preferred.

For all posts, the ability to work well with colleagues is essential. The
successful candidates are expected to assume duty in September 2007. Please
specify discipline(s) in the application.

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

Information and Application:
More information concerning the posts and the University is available on the
website or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong.
Please send an application letter enclosing a current curriculum vitae to the
Human Resources Office by 30 June 2007. 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
positions.


Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2007

Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon
Hong Kong

Contact Information
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 852 2788 9250
Fax: 852 2788 1154


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