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LINGUIST List 19.3238

Mon Oct 27 2008

Jobs: English & Translation: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic U

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        1.    Connie Cheung, English & Translation: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


Message 1: English & Translation: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Date: 26-Oct-2008
From: Connie Cheung <hrhingcpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: English & Translation: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation; Interpreting

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Translating / Interpreting
(Ref. 97584)

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is strong in Applied
Chinese Language Studies. It offers bachelor, master, and doctoral
programmes in Translating, Interpreting, Bilingual Studies, Chinese
Linguistics, Chinese Language teaching, and teaching Chinese as a second
language. Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies,
a Testing Unit, and a Chinese Language Centre which provides training in
Chinese language and Putonghua for the whole university. The Department
has a total of 71 academic staff members. Please visit the website at
http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the Department.

The appointee will be required to (a) contribute to teaching and learning
in Translating and/or Interpreting at both undergraduate and postgraduate
levels; (b) engage actively in research, consultancy and other scholarly
activities; and (c) undertake academic and administrative duties. The
appointee for the Associate Professor post will also be required to provide
leadership in research, programme/curriculum development and
administration, etc.

Applicants should have (a) a Ph.D. in Language Studies, Literary Studies,
Translation Studies or related fields; (b) relevant teaching experience;
(c) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and learning; and (c) a
strong record of output in research and development that is commensurate
with the level of appointment. Preference will be given to those with
experience in teaching Interpreting and/or Translating.

The appointee for the Associate Professor post should also (a) have an
outstanding level of knowledge of and extensive experience in related
disciplines; and (b) demonstrate the ability to actively contribute to
issues and initiatives at departmental, faculty and university levels.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.
Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Remuneration
package will be highly competitive. Applicants should state their current
and expected salary in the application.

Application:
Please submit application form via email to hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk; by fax at
(852) 2764 3374; or by mail to the address provided below. Application
forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm. Details of the University's Personal
Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.

Application Deadline: 13-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Miss Angie Chau
Human Resources Office
13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm
Contact Information:
Miss Angie Chau
Email: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk

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