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LINGUIST List 19.23

Mon Jan 07 2008

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Associate Prof, City University of Hong Kong

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        1.     Human Resources Office, Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 27-Dec-2007
From: Human Resources Office <hrojobcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of English and Communiation
Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


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 for the following post. Candidates with
applied research achievements will receive very positive consideration.
Relevant experience in business and industry will be a definite asset.

Associate Professor in the Department of English and Communication
[Ref. C/834/09]

Duties:
Teach and carry out research in one or more of the following areas:
Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Professional Communication and
English for Specific Purposes.

Requirements:
A PhD in Applied Linguistics or relevant disciplines. Candidates should
demonstrate a strong record of research and publication. 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.

Information and Application:
Information concerning the post 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. Please send an
application letter enclosing a current CV to the Human Resources Office.
The screening process will begin immediately until the position is filled.
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 position. Personal data
provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other
employment-related purposes.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong
Kowloon
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 852 2788 9250
Fax: 852 2788 1154


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