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Thu Mar 19 2009

Jobs: Chinese & Bilingual Communication: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong ...

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        1.    Melody Ho, Chinese, Mandarin & Bilingual Communication: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Message 1: Chinese, Mandarin & Bilingual Communication: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Date: 18-Mar-2009
From: Melody Ho <hrmelodypolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin & Bilingual Communication: Asst Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Bilingual Communication

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

Description:

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is strong in Applied
Chinese Language Studies. It offers bachelor, master, and doctoral
programmes in Translating, Interpreting, Bilingual Studies, Chinese
Linguistics, Chinese Language teaching, and teaching Chinese as a second
language. Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies,
a Testing Unit, and a Chinese Language Centre which provides training in
Chinese Language and Putonghua for the whole university. The Department has
a total of 70 academic staff members. Please visit our website (provided
above) for more information about the Department.

Assistant Professor in Bilingual Communication

The appointee will be required to (a) take an important role in the
development and delivery of subjects within the corporate communication
portfolio; (b) assist in developing the subjects of bilingual corporate
communication at postgraduate level; (c) undertake research and scholarly
activities; (d) provide administrative support for academic programmes; and
(e) partake in extending the frontier of knowledge especially in topics
related to bilingual and corporate communication.

Applicants should have (a) a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline; (b)
excellent command of English and Chinese (including Putonghua/Cantonese)
and experience in corporate communication; (c) relevant experience
in/knowledge of design and development of a bilingual corporate
communication programme; (d) track record of research capability; and (e) a
strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and professional
service. Preference will be given to those with relevant teaching
experience at tertiary level.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.
Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Remuneration
package will be highly competitive. Applicants should state their current
and expected salary in the application.

Application
Please submit application form via email to hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk; by fax at
(852) 2764 3374; or by mail to the address provided below. If you would
like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the
application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.
Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm. Applicants who are not invited to an
interview within two months of the closing date should consider their
applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information
Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.

Application Deadline: 04-May-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms Chau Angie
Human Resources Office, 13F Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon N/A
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm
Contact Information:
Ms Angie Chau
Email: hrangiepolyu.edu.hk
Phone: 852-2766-5634
Fax: 852-2364-2166
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