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LINGUIST List 19.3891

Wed Dec 17 2008

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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        1.    Peggy Ng, Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Message 1: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 16-Dec-2008
From: Peggy Ng <peggyngarts.cuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department: Linguistics and Modern Languages
Job Location: Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

(Ref. 08/219/2)

Applicants should have (i) an MPhil or PhD degree in linguistics or applied
linguistics with a specialization in second language acquisition; (ii)
knowledge of Chinese and the ability to lecture in both English and
Putonghua; preferably also (iii) expertise in one or more of the following
areas: acquisition of Chinese as a second language, language pedagogy, and
language variation; and (iv) knowledge of a foreign language and relevant
research experience. The appointee will (a) teach courses in second
language acquisition, linguistics and language teaching; and (b) supervise
projects and theses of undergraduate, MA, MPhil and PhD students.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to two years
initially commencing August 2009, leading to longer-term appointment or
substantiation later subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package,
including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of
two years or longer; and housing benefits for eligible appointees.

Further information about the University and the general terms of service
for appointments is available at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel. The
terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision
by the University.

Application Procedure
Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a publication list
and/or abstracts of selected published papers, together with names,
addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the
applicants' consent has been given for their providing references (unless
otherwise specified), to the application address listed below by the
closing date. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be
provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark
'Application - Confidential' on cover.

Application Deadline: 30-Jan-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Personnel Office
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Contact Information:
Ms. Gloria Poon
Email: gloriaarts.cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: 852-26097025
Fax: 852-26037755
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