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LINGUIST List 20.1682

Fri May 01 2009

Jobs: Ling & Literature: Various Ranks, City University of Hong Kong

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        1.    Wendell Chau, Ling & Literature: Various Ranks, City University of Hong Kong

Message 1: Ling & Literature: Various Ranks, City University of Hong Kong
Date: 30-Apr-2009
From: Wendell Chau <wendellinformadv.com>
Subject: Ling & Literature: Various Ranks, City University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of English
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature


Description:

City University of Hong Kong aspires to become a leading global university,
excelling in research and professional education. The University is
committed to nurturing and developing students' talent and creating
applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic advancement.
Within the next five years, the University will employ another 200 scholars
in various disciplines including science, engineering, business, social
sciences, humanities, law, creative media, energy, environment, and
biomedical & veterinary sciences.

Applications and nominations are invited for positions at the following ranks:
Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department of English (Ref. C/954/99)

Duties: To conduct research as well as to teach and supervise students at
undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including B.A., M.A., M.Phil. and
Ph.D. programmes.

Requirements: The English Department of City University Hong Kong is now
seeking to recruit faculty members with expertise in a number of fields of
English studies. The Department would particularly welcome applications
from scholars working in such areas as: English literature and language
teaching; world literature in English; English linguistics; English for
academic purposes; English for business and/or scientific communication;
and English language testing and assessment. However, outstanding
researchers in other fields of English studies are also welcome to apply.
For appointments at Assistant Professor level, candidates should have a
completed Ph.D. and be able to demonstrate a record of some publications in
the field as well as an excellent future research potential. For senior
appointments at Associate Professor and above, the Department would
particularly welcome candidates with an established research record and
professional links to leading journals in the field. For appointment at
Chair Professor level, it is expected that candidates will have an
established international reputation in their field.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be very attractive, driven by market
competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits
include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation
assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a
fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at on our
website, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong,
Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong (see contact information below). For
further information, please contact Professor Kingsley Bolton, Head of
Department of English (email: Kingsley.Boltoncityu.edu.hk or Tel: (852)
2788 9130).

Please send the application or nomination with a current curriculum vitae
to Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue,
Kowloon, Hong Kong, or e-mail to hrojobcityu.edu.hk before 15 June 2009.
The University reserves the right to consider late applications and
nominations, and not to fill the positions. Personal data provided by
applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked among the world's top 150
universities according to The Times Higher Education Supplement 2008 survey.

Application Deadline: 15-Jun-2009

Email Address for Applications: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Contact Information:
The Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Fax: 85227881154 or 85227889334
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