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LINGUIST List 19.621

Sat Feb 23 2008

Jobs: Various Languages & Applied Ling, Asst Prof, City U Hong Kong

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        1.     Human Resources Office, Chinese, Mandarin; Korean; Japanese; English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon


Message 1: Chinese, Mandarin; Korean; Japanese; English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon
Date: 23-Feb-2008
From: Human Resources Office <hrcngcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Korean; Japanese; English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Korean (kor)

Description:

The City University of Hong Kong 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.

Assistant Professor in Linguistics in the Department of Chinese,
Translation and Linguistics [Ref. C/774/09]

Duties
Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels,
including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD. Candidates with a proven record of
publications or strong research potential preferred.

Requirements
A PhD degree in Linguistics or related disciplines. Able to undertake
teaching and research in one or more of the following areas: Phonetics,
Phonology, Syntax, Semantics and Discourse, and experience in the
comparative analysis of at least two languages, preferably Chinese, and
either English, Japanese or Korean required. The ability to work well with
colleagues is essential.

(The successful candidates are expected to assume duty in September 2008.
Please specify discipline(s) in the application. Those who have responded
to the previous advertisement in May 2007 need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with the
candidate's 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 where applicable.

Information and Application
Additional information is obtainable (a) from the University's home page
(listed above) (b) by mail with a self-addressed stamped envelope from the
Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue,
Kowloon, Hong Kong, or (c) in person from the Reception Counter, Human
Resources Office. Please send an application letter enclosing a current CV
to the Human Resources Office. 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: 15-Mar-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
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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