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LINGUIST List 22.1841

Sun Apr 24 2011

Jobs: Bilingual Studies, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Studies and Education & Translation: Head, Hong Kong Polytechnic U

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        1.     Louisa Lau , English; Chinese, Mandarin & Translation, Bilingual Studies: Chair, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Message 1: Bilingual Studies, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Studies and Education & Translation: Head, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Date: 21-Apr-2011
From: Louisa Lau <hrsccbspolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Bilingual Studies, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Studies and Education & Translation: Head, 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.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Chair of Department

Specialty Areas: Translation, Bilingual Studies, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Studies and Education


Description:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is the largest government-
funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong in terms of student number. It
offers programmes at Doctorate, Master's, Bachelor's degrees and Higher
Diploma levels. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200.
The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of
HK$4 billion per year. Committed to academic excellence in a professional
context, PolyU aspires to become a world-class university with an emphasis
on the application value of its programmes and research. Its vision is to
become a "preferred university" offering "preferred programmes" with a
view to developing "preferred graduates".

The University is now inviting applications and nominations for the
following post:

Head of Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (Ref. 11032101)

The successful candidate will be appointed as Chair Professor or Professor,
commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience, and hold a
concurrent headship appointment. Post specification of the above position
can be obtained from
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/postspec/11032101.pdf.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service :
Terms of appointment and remuneration package are negotiable and
highly competitive.

Application :
Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae with names and
addresses of two referees to the application email or address listed below,
or by fax [(852) 2764 3374], quoting position applied for and reference
number. Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Initial
consideration of applications will commence in July 2011. Candidature may
be obtained by nomination. The University reserves the right not to fill the
position or to make an appointment by invitation. General information
about the University and the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
is available on the University's World Wide Web Homepage
http://www.polyu.edu.hk and http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk respectively or
from the Human Resources Office [Tel: (852) 2766 5313]. 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: 01-Jul-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms Louisa Lau
Human Resources Office
13/F Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon -
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrsccbspolyu.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm
Contact Information:
Ms Louisa Lau
Email: hrsccbspolyu.edu.hk

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