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LINGUIST List 19.2567

Thu Aug 21 2008

Jobs: Gen Ling: Assoc/Asst Prof , The University of Hong Kong

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        1.    Wendell Chau, General Linguistics: Associate/Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong, China

Message 1: General Linguistics: Associate/Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong, China
Date: 20-Aug-2008
From: Wendell Chau <wendellinformadv.com>
Subject: General Linguistics: Associate/Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong, China
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Job Location: Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.hku.hk

Job Rank: Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


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.

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities
(Ref.: RF-2007/2008-862)

Applications are invited for appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant
Professor in the School of Humanities (Linguistics), from July 1, 2009.
The post will initially be made on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the
possibility of renewal. Appointee who has demonstrated performance will be
considered for tenure during the second three-year contract.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Linguistics, with specialization in
one or more areas that will complement the existing strengths of the
department (please see http://www.hku.hk/linguist/). They must also have
an active research profile and should be able to contribute to the
supervision of MPhil and PhD candidates. Information about the School can
be obtained at http://humanities.hku.hk/.

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:
Associate Professor : HK$622,740 - 963,060
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, totaling up to 15% of basic
salary, as well as leave, and medical/dental benefits. Housing benefits
will be provided as applicable. At current rates, salary tax does not
exceed 15% of gross income.

Further particulars and application forms (152/708 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).
Applicants should arrange to have three confidential references reports
(quoting Ref.: RF-2007/2008-862) sent directly by the referees to the
application address listed below. Closes October 15, 2008 though late
applications may be considered on a discretionary basis. We regret that
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: 15-Oct-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Assistant Registrar (Appointments)
Human Resource Section, Registry,
The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road,
Hong Kong 852
Contact Information
The Appointments Unit (Senior)
Email: senrappthkucc.hku.hk
Fax: (852) 2540 6735
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