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LINGUIST List 23.2426

Tue May 22 2012

Jobs: Mandarin; Applied Ling; Translation; Chinese Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic U

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Date: 22-May-2012
From: Angie Chau <hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics; Translation; Chinese Linguistics: 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: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Translation; Chinese Linguistics

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

Description:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, department of Chinese and Bilingual
Studies is looking for an Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in
Bilingualism and Communication/Chinese Linguistics/Translation and
Interpreting (two posts).

Duties:
(a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate
and postgraduate levels;
(b) take an important role in curriculum design and development;
(c) undertake scholarly research in his/her area of expertise; and
(d) provide administrative support for academic and departmental affairs, and
play an active role in programme management for further development of the
Department's objectives.

Successful candidates are expected to undertake academic research in
his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to application for external
research grants and participation in research projects.

Qualifications:
(a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with a specialism in
Cantonese Linguistics, Cross-cultural Communication, Speech Pathology,
Speech Therapy, Legal Translation, Media Translation, or Interpreting;
(b) at least five years' relevant post-qualification experience and a good
record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements;
(c) fluency in English; and
(d) a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly activities and professional
service.

Please visit the website at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more information
about the Department.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial
appointments for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing
contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. An
appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor
level. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the
application.

Application:
Please submit application form to the email below, by fax at (852) 2364 2166;
or by mail to the 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 downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm.

Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Initial consideration of
applications will commence on 3 July 2012. 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: 03-Jul-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Angie Chau
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:
Angie Chau
Email: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk

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