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LINGUIST List 18.3786

Tue Dec 18 2007

Jobs: Phonetics, Phonology: Asst Prof, The University of Hong Kong

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        1.    Wendell Chau, Phonetics, Phonology: Asst Prof, The University of Hong Kong

Message 1: Phonetics, Phonology: Asst Prof, The University of Hong Kong
Date: 17-Dec-2007
From: Wendell Chau <wendellinformadv.com>
Subject: Phonetics, Phonology: Asst Prof, The University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://humanities.hku.hk/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology


Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest
international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has
been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years.
Of a number of recent indicators of the University's performance, one is
its ranking at 18 among the top 200 universities in the world by the UK's
Times Higher Education Supplement. The University has a comprehensive range
of study programmes and research disciplines, with 20,000 undergraduate and
postgraduate students from 50 countries, and a complement of 1,200 academic
members of staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Building on Hong Kong's international status and its mission to serve
China, the University offers an intellectually-stimulating and
culturally-rich academic environment, with attractive remuneration packages.

Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities (Linguistics)
(Ref.: RF-2007/2008-404)

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in the
School of Humanities (Linguistics), from September 1, 2008. The post will
initially be made on a three-year fixed-term contract. Appointees who have
demonstrated performance will be considered for tenure during the second
three-year contract.

Applicants should have a primary specialization in either phonetics or
phonology, and should be prepared to teach in both areas. An additional
area of interest would be an advantage. Applicants must have an active
research profile and should be able to contribute to supervision of MPhil
and PhD candidates. Information about the School can be obtained at

Annual salaries will be in the following ranges (subject to review from
time to time at the entire discretion of the University), with starting
salary depending on qualifications and experience:

Assistant Professor : HK$474,600 - 733,440 (approximately US$1 = HK$7.8)

The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University
contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic
salary, as well as leave, and medical/dental benefits. Housing benefits
will be provided as applicable. At current rates, salaries tax does not
exceed 16% of gross income.

Further particulars and application forms (272/302 amended) can be obtained at
https://www.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: senrappthkucc.hku.hk). Closes
January 25, 2008 though late applications may be considered on a
discretionary basis. Candidates who are not contacted within 4 months of
the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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

Application Deadline: 25-Jan-2008

Email Address for Applications: senrappthkucc.hku.hk
Contact Information:
The Appointments Unit (Senior)
Email: senrappthkucc.hku.hk

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