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LINGUIST List 18.3355

Tue Nov 13 2007

Jobs: English/Mandarin & Phonology/Socioling: Prof, City U of Hong Kong

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        1.     Human Resources Office, English; Chinese, Mandarin & Phonology, Sociolinguistics: Professor (Chair) / Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Message 1: English; Chinese, Mandarin & Phonology, Sociolinguistics: Professor (Chair) / Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 12-Nov-2007
From: Human Resources Office <hrojobcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: English; Chinese, Mandarin & Phonology, Sociolinguistics: Professor (Chair) / Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)

Description:

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 26,000 enrolled in
over 180 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 applied research achievements will receive very
positive consideration.

Professor (Chair) / Professor in Linguistics and/or in East-West
Cross-Cultural Studies [Ref. C/822/09] Department of Chinese, Translation
and Linguistics

Duties:
Teach and carry out research in one or more of the following areas:
Phonology; Language Contact; East-West Comparative Studies involving
Chinese or East Asian literature and culture.

Requirements:
A PhD degree in a relevant area of study with substantial experience in
tertiary education, an outstanding and internationally recognized record of
research and publication. Experience in cross-linguistic or cross-cultural
studies desirable. The ability to work well with colleagues is essential.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with the
candidate's qualifications and experience. The appointment will either be
on superannuable terms with provision for superannuation benefits, or on a
fixed-term contract with contract-end gratuity. The University offers
competitive employee benefits, including annual leave, medical and dental
schemes, housing benefits and passage allowance [for Professor (Chair)].

Information and Application:
Information concerning the posts, the Department and the University is
available on our website. Further information can be obtained from Prof.
Jonathan Webster, Head of Department of Chinese, Translation and
Linguistics at Personal Fax No. (852) 2788 9520 / email: ctjjwcityu.edu.hk.

Please send the nomination or application enclosing a current CV to the
Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue,
Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 2788 9334 / email :
hrojobcityu.edu.hk]. 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. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for
recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong
Kowloon
Hong Kong
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 852 2788 9250
Fax: 852 2788 1154


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