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LINGUIST List 21.4621

Wed Nov 17 2010

Jobs: General Ling: Professor/Associate Professor, The U of Hong Kong

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        1.     The Appointments Unit (Senior) , General Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Message 1: General Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 16-Nov-2010
From: The Appointments Unit (Senior) <senrappthku.hk>
Subject: General Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.hku.hk/linguist/
Job Rank: Professor/Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Neurolinguistics


Description:

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest
international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has
been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years.
Ranked 21st among the top 200 universities in the world by the UK's Times
Higher Education, the University has a comprehensive range of study
programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about
100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400
undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more
than 1,200 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are
internationally renowned.

Professor/Associate Professor in Linguistics
(Ref.: 20100743)

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor/Associate Professor
in Linguistics in the School of Humanities (Linguistics), from September 1,
2011 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis,
with the possibility of renewal, with consideration for tenure after
satisfactory completion of a second fixed-term contract.

Applicants should have specialization in one or two subfields of
linguistics (including but not limited to Phonology, Morphology, Syntax,
Semantics, Psycholinguistics, and Neurolinguistics). A strong interest in
interdisciplinary research is required. In particular, candidates able to
contribute to research in general linguistics, psycholinguistics and
neurolinguistics are strongly encouraged. Information about the School can
be obtained at http://humanities.hku.hk/. Information about the department
of Linguistics can be obtained at the URL above. Enquiries about the post
should be sent to Dr. Adams Bodomo, chairperson of the department of
Linguistics (e-mail: abbodomohku.hk).

Annual salaries will be in the following ranges (subject to review from
time to time at the entire discretion of the University):

Professor : HK$862,380 - 1,207,920
Associate Professor : HK$636,420 - 984,180
(approximately US$1 = HK$7.8)

Applicants should indicate clearly the reference number and which level
they wish to be considered for.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and
University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to
15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical/dental benefits. Housing
benefits will be provided as applicable. At current rates, salaries tax
does not exceed 15% of gross income.

Further particulars and application forms (152/708) can be obtained at the
application URL below, from the address or email address below, or by
fax: (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058. Closes February 28, 2011. Candidates who
are not contacted within 6 months of the closing date may consider their
applications unsuccessful.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a
No-Smoking Policy.

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Appointments Unit (Senior)
Human Resource Section
Registry
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: senrappthku.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/
Contact Information:
The Appointments Unit (Senior)
Email: senrappthku.hk

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