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LINGUIST List 23.4676

Thu Nov 08 2012

Jobs: English; General Ling; Socioling; Translation: Full Prof of English Language and Linguistics, University of Macau

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

Date: 08-Nov-2012
From: Human Resources Office <vacancyumac.mo>
Subject: English; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation: Full Professor of English Language and Linguistics, University of Macau, Taipa, Macau
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Taipa, Macau
Web Address: http://www.umac.mo/fsh/de
Job Rank: Full Professor of English Language and Linguistics

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in
Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for
its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The
University is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives,
including the relocation to a new campus and the establishment of the
largest Residential College system in Asia. The new campus will be 20 times
larger than the present one with a projected 40% increase in student
enrolment and faculty size. English is the University's working language.

The Department of English of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
invites applications for the position of Full Professor of English Language
and Linguistics.

The Department of English includes three main fields of interest:
linguistics, literature and translation studies. In addition to its
undergraduate BA programme in English Studies (including English Language
and Linguistics), the department offers a Minor in Translation and MA
programmes in English Studies (with a substantial linguistics component)
and in Translation Studies, as well as PhD supervision across the range of
the department's expertise.

In Linguistics the department has several areas of strength and
applications in all areas of English Language and Linguistics will be
considered, but those in the areas of Language Policy and Planning,
Forensic Linguistics, Literary Linguistics or Pedagogical Linguistics will
be particularly welcome.

Information about the Department of English is available at the UM website
above. For academic enquiries, please contact fsh.englishumac.mo.

Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a PhD degree in English Language and Linguistics or in
a related area and should have a distinguished record of research and
publication at an international level, as well as a demonstrable record of
excellence in teaching and supervising both postgraduates and
undergraduates. An appointment may be offered at Associate Professor rank
if the appointment panel considers this more appropriate to a candidate's
experience and qualifications.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2013.

Position and Remuneration:
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and
commensurate with the successful applicants' academic qualification,
current position and professional experience. The current local maximum
income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various
discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure:
Application should include an application letter and a current curriculum
vitae in English. Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for
more details, and apply online at JobsUM at the application URL below
(Ref. No.: FSH/DENG/ELL/FP/10/2013). Review of applications commenced on 31
October 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

The contact information for the Human Resources Office is below.

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel
Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau
reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less
qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special
circumstances.

Please note: Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential
and used for recruitment purpose only.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
University of Macau
Av. Padre Tomás Pereira
Taipa Nil
Macau
Email Address for Applications: vacancyumac.mo
Web Address for Applications: http://isw.umac.mo/recruitment
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: vacancyumac.mo
Phone: +853 8397 8593
Fax: +853 8397 8694
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