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LINGUIST List 21.1227

Fri Mar 12 2010

Jobs: Japanese Languages: Asst/Assoc Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic U

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        1.    Melody Ho, Japanese Languages: Assistant/Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Message 1: Japanese Languages: Assistant/Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Date: 11-Mar-2010
From: Melody Ho <hrmelodypolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Japanese Languages: Assistant/Associate Professor, 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: Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Japanese Languages

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
                            Japanese Family

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. It also offers a Japanese minor programme and a master's degree
in Japanese Studies for the Professions. 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 the website at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more
information about the Department.

Associate/Assistant Professor in Japanese

The appointee will be required to (a) teach Japanese subjects of
undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) take up an important role in
curriculum design and development; co-ordinate teaching and contribute to
the development of subject and learning materials; (c) undertake scholarly
research in his/her area of expertise; and (d) provide administrative
support for academic and departmental affairs, play an active role in
programme management for further development of the Department's objectives.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in Japanese Culture, Literature,
Teaching Japanese as a second language or other relevant areas; (b) at
least substantial years of experience in teaching Japanese Language
subjects at tertiary level for the post of Associate Professor; OR at least
several years of experience in teaching Japanese Language subjects at
tertiary level for the post of Assistant Professor; (c) native or
near-native mastery of the Japanese language and excellent English
communication skills; (d) experience in developing curriculum and teaching
materials; (e) track records of research and publications; and (f) a strong
commitment to excellence in teaching, research and professional service.

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, fax, or post to the email, fax
number, or address 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. The closing date for application is
Friday, 30 April 2010. 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: 30-Apr-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Melody Ho
Human Resources Office
13/F Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
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. Melody Ho
Email: hrmelodypolyu.edu.hk
Phone: 852-2766-5634
Fax: 852-2764-3374
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