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LINGUIST List 23.3400

Tue Aug 14 2012

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

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Aug-2012
From: Angie Chow <hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, 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

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


Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Chinese Language Education
(with concurrent appointment as Director of Chinese Language Centre of the

Reporting to the Head of Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, the
appointee will be offered a concurrent appointment as Director of the
Chinese Language Centre.

The appointee will be required to (a) oversee and manage all businesses of
the Centre including the delivery of subjects that it offers; (b) represent
the Centre to liaise with the Centre's stakeholders for the planning and
delivery of Chinese language subjects; (c) take a leading role in the
Centre's curricular-design and pedagogy functions, especially the
development of new subjects in the area of Discipline-specific Chinese; (d)
engage in teaching and related learning activities; (e) undertake research
relevant to the mandate of the Centre; and (f) help enhance the
international visibility and network of the Centre and the Department.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline; (b)
relevant experience in academic administration at tertiary level,
preferably with experience in or knowledge of curricular design and
development; (c) an excellent command of Chinese and English; (d) a track
record of research capability, including research-grant application; and
(e) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research 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
appointment 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.

Please submit application form via email to the address below; by fax at
(852) 2364 2166; or by mail to the application 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. Recruitment will continue until the
position is filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence on
24 September 2012. Details of the University's Personal Information
Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

Application Deadline: 24-Sep-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Angie Chau
Human Resources Office, 13/F,Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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. Angie Chow
Email: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Fax: 852-2364-2166
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