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LINGUIST List 23.2039

Wed Apr 25 2012

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong

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Date: 25-Apr-2012
From: Vivian Chu <vpschuhku.hk>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.hku.hk/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


Assistant Professor in Syntax in the School of Humanities
(Ref.: 201200384)

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor of
Syntax in the School of Humanities (Linguistics), from September 1,
2012 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term
basis, with the possibility of renewal. Appointees with demonstrated
performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the
second three-year contract.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent by the date of
appointment. Candidates are expected to show evidence of a strong
record of research and teaching in syntax, with secondary
specializations in morphology or semantics. He/She is expected to
teach courses offered in the department such as Syntactic theory,
Lexical-functional grammar, Morphology and Semantics. Information
about the School can be obtained at the web address below.
Inquiries about the post should be sent to Ms. Vivian Chu, School of
Humanities at the contact email below.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with
the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At
current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. 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 benefits. Housing benefits
will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send an application form and an up-to-date C.V. to
the application email below. Application forms (341/1111) can be
obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further
particulars can be obtained at the application URL below. Applicants
are also requested to have three confidential references (quoting
Ref.: 201200384) sent directly by the referees to Ling0384hku.hk.

The posting closes May 31, 2012.

The University thanks applicants for their interests, but advises that
only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

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

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. 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 1,800 members of
academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are
internationally renowned.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2012

Email Address for Applications: Ling0384hku.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.hku.hk/jd.php?id=201200384
Contact Information:
Ms. Vivian Chu
Email: vpschuhku.hk

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