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LINGUIST List 23.4388

Fri Oct 19 2012

Jobs: English; Socioling: Asst/Assoc/Full Prof, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Oct-2012
From: Personnel Office <personnel-1cuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: English; Sociolinguistics: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Job Location: Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/new/en_index.html
Job Rank: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
(Ref. 1213/063(482)/2) (Closing date: November 26, 2012)

The Department is a young and vibrant unit established in 2004, with
specializations in comparative linguistics, language acquisition,
bilingualism, sign linguistics, and cognitive neuroscience. It now
invites applications for a professoriate post in sociolinguistics,
language variation and change. Additional expertise in bilingualism
and/or language acquisition will be an advantage.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in a related discipline; (ii)
strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii)
high-quality research publications and clear research directions.

The appointee will (a) teach relevant undergraduate and
postgraduate courses; (b) supervise projects and theses of
undergraduate, MA, MPhil and PhD students; (c) develop research in
his/her areas of expertise; and (d) undertake administrative duties.

Appointment will normally be made on a contract basis for up to
three years initially commencing August 2013, which, subject to
mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or
substantiation later.

Salary and Fringe Benefits:
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications
and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit
package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an
appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible
appointee. Further information about the University and the general
terms of service for appointments is available at
http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk. The terms mentioned herein are for
reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure:
Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a
publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers,
together with names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses
of three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for
their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the
application address below by the closing date.

The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon
request. Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application -
Confidential' on cover.

Application Deadline: 26-Nov-2012
Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, N.T. 852
Hong Kong
Web Address for Applications: http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk
Contact Information:
Personnel Office
Email: personnel-1cuhk.edu.hk
Fax: (852) 3943 1462
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