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LINGUIST List 24.4285

Wed Oct 30 2013

Jobs: Chinese; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Macau

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

Date: 30-Oct-2013
From: Kelly Chan <Kellycumac.mo>
Subject: Chinese; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Macau, Macau SAR, China
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: Department of Chinese
Job Location: Macau SAR, China
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Linguistics Theories; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

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


The Department of Chinese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for two positions, one Associate and one Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature / Chinese Linguistics.

The Department of Chinese is an established and distinguished scholarly community with a strong international profile comprising literature and linguistics. In addition to its undergraduate BA programme in Chinese Studies (including Chinese Literature and Chinese Linguistics), the department offers MA programmes in Chinese Literature and in Chinese Linguistics, as well as PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. In literature the department has particular strengths in classical and modern Chinese literature and studies of traditional Chinese cultural. In linguistics the department has particular strengths in Chinese syntax, dialectology and sociolinguistics.

Applications in all areas of Chinese literature or Chinese linguistics will be considered, but those with specializations in the areas of comparative literature, new literature in Chinese, classic Chinese language and/or theoretical linguistics will be particularly welcome. The department seeks to appoint an Associate Professor who is achieving international recognition for their research (with potential for outstanding research recognized internationally) and has an excellent record of teaching and research supervision. The department also seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor with clear research potential that has been recognized internationally and some teaching experience.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chinese Literature / Chinese Linguistics or in related areas. Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching and supervision experience and a distinguished record of research and publication at an international level.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2014.

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:
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply online at JobsUM at the application URL below using the following reference codes:
Associate Professor (Ref. No.: FAH/AP/CLCL/10/2014)
Assistant Professor (Ref. No : FAH/ASP/CL/10/2014)

Review of applications will commence on 1 December 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

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.

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

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office, University of Macau
Email: vacancyumac.mo
Phone: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592
Fax: +853 8397 8694
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