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LINGUIST List 24.121

Wed Jan 09 2013

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Historical Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, National University of Singapore

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-Jan-2013
From: Lillian Low <chslowlnus.edu.sg>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; English; Historical Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: National University of Singapore
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/chs/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics

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

Description:

Tenure-track position in Chinese Historical Linguistics

The Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, invites applications for one position in Chinese Historical Linguistics. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to teach in one or more of the following areas: Chinese Historical Phonology (声韵), Chinese Semiology (训诂), Chinese writing system (文字), Chinese dialects (方言) and have done research on Singapore Chinese Languages.

The successful and suitably qualified candidate will be appointed as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (tenure track) commencing January 2014. The minimum academic qualification for the appointment is a doctoral degree. This staff member is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses (in Mandarin Chinese and English), and supervise graduate students. Candidates should have strong research training and potential. For appointment to Associate Professor and above, candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record of significant publications and successful teaching. Compensation at NUS is competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments, performance bonuses, a housing allowance, and other benefits, as well as generous research and conference travel support. NUS is a leader in research and higher education in Asia located in a thriving city-state and vibrant global city.

Candidates should send, preferably by email attachment to the application email address below, the following:
1. A detailed CV
2. Statements of research and teaching interests
3. Sample syllabi and evidence of effective teaching
4. At least two publications representing their best work (five for the position of Associate Professor and above)
5. Photocopies of academic transcripts and certificates
6. Three letters of reference for the post of Assistant Professor (you may ask your institution or placement service to forward a dossier that includes reference letters)
7. Six names of referees with full contact details for the post of Associate Professor and above.

Alternatively, you may mail the application materials to the application address below.

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2013. Application review will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information, please refer to these websites:
Working in National University of Singapore
http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/potentialhires/workinginnus/index.html
Department of Chinese Studies http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/chs
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg
National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Manager Lillian Low
Dept of Chinese Studies, FASS
National University of Singapore
5 Arts Link, Level 3, Shaw Foundation Building
Singapore 117570
Singapore
Email Address for Applications: chsbox8nus.edu.sg
Contact Information:
Manager Lillian Low
Email: chslowlnus.edu.sg
Phone: 65-65166894
Fax: 65-67794167
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