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LINGUIST List 20.2821

Wed Aug 19 2009

Jobs: English, Mandarin & General Ling: Chair Prof, City U of Hong Kong

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        1.     City University of Hong Kong, English; Chinese, Mandarin & General Linguistics: Chair Professor/Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Message 1: English; Chinese, Mandarin & General Linguistics: Chair Professor/Professor, City University of Hong Kong
Date: 18-Aug-2009
From: City University of Hong Kong <hrojobcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: English; Chinese, Mandarin & General Linguistics: Chair Professor/Professor, City University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)

Description:

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast developing university
distinguished by scholarship in research and professional education. As a
publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and
developing students' talent and creating applicable knowledge to support
social and economic advancement. Currently, the University has six
Colleges/Schools. Within the next five years, the University aims to
recruit 200 more scholars in various disciplines from all over the world,
including science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law,
creative media, energy, environment, and biomedical & veterinary sciences.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Chair Professor/Professor in Linguistics [Ref. C/982/09]
Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics

Duties
Provide leadership in teaching and research activities, teach and supervise
students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, contribute to
research and professional education.

Requirements
A PhD in Linguistics or related disciplines. Ability to undertake research
and teaching in Phonology and/or Forensic Linguistics. The appointee should
have a good command of written
and spoken English and Chinese, and ability to work well with colleagues.
Candidates with a proven record of publications or excellent research
potential expected. (Those who have
responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be 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 post and the University is available at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or
from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee
Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311/email
: hrojobcityu.edu.hk].

Please send the nomination or application with a current curriculum vitae
to the Human Resources Office. Applications will be considered until
positions are filled. 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 not to fill the position.
Personal data provided
by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related
purposes.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 18th in Asia according to The
Times Higher
Education 2009 survey.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong -
Hong Kong
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 852-27889250
Fax: 852-27881154
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