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LINGUIST List 20.761

Mon Mar 09 2009

Jobs: English & General Ling: Various Ranks, City U of Hong Kong

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        1.     Human Resources Office, English & General Linguistics: Various Ranks, City University of Hong Kong


Message 1: English & General Linguistics: Various Ranks, City University of Hong Kong
Date: 09-Mar-2009
From: Human Resources Office <hrocityu.edu.hk>
Subject: English & General Linguistics: Various Ranks, 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:

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Nil

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

In order to fulfill our aspiration of achieving a position of global
leadership and regional pre-eminence in research and education in the 21st
century, the University is launching a worldwide search for talent of the
highest calibre.

Within the next five years, the University will:
- require 200 more scholars across all areas, covering science,
engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law and creative media;
- seek experts to help develop new ventures which address the pressing
issues of our time and meet regional demand, including energy, environment,
and biomedical and veterinary sciences;
- expand its campus area by 60 percent, including a state-of-the-art
Multimedia Building designed by the world-renowned architect, Mr Daniel
Libeskind.

City University of Hong Kong is one of eight tertiary institutions funded
by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region through
the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong. The University is committed
to nurturing and developing the talents of students and creating applicable
knowledge in order to support social and economic advancement. Currently,
approximately 20,000 students are enrolled in over 130 programmes ranging
from associate degrees to Ph.D. The medium of instruction is English.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in
Linguistics (2 posts; Ref. C/943/09)

Duties: Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate
levels, including B.A., M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in Linguistics or related disciplines. Undertake
research and teaching in the areas of Phonology and Forensic Linguistics.
The appointee should have a good command of written and spoken English and
Chinese, and the ability to work well with colleagues. Candidates with a
proven record of publications or excellent research potential expected.
(The successful candidates are expected to assume duty in 2009-2010. Please
specify discipline(s) in the application.)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a
fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include leave,
medical and dental schemes, housing benefit and passage allowance where
applicable. (The remuneration package is currently under review.)

Information and Application
Information on the posts and the University is available on our website or
from the Human Resources Office (see application address and contact
information below). Please send the nomination or application in the form
of an application letter enclosing a current curriculum vitae to the Human
Resources Office by the deadline. 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 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: 31-May-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 85227889250
Fax: 85227889334; 85227881154
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