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LINGUIST List 24.4286

Wed Oct 30 2013

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; Translation: Assoc/Full Prof, University of Macau

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

Date: 30-Oct-2013
From: Kelly Chan <Kellycumac.mo>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; Translation: Associate/Full Professor, University of Macau, Macau SAR, China
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: Centre for Japanese Studies
Job Location: Macau SAR, China
Job Title: Full/Associate Professor of Japanese Studies

Job Rank: Associate Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The Centre for Japanese Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for two positions at the ranks of Full / Associate Professor of Japanese Studies.

The Centre for Japanese Studies is an established and lively scholarly community with a strong international tradition for the teaching of Japanese language. In addition to its undergraduate BA programme in Japanese Studies, the centre offers an undergraduate Minor in Japanese Studies, as well as possible PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. The centre has particular strengths in Japanese linguistics and anthropological approaches to Asian studies. Applications in all areas of Japanese Studies will be considered, but those in the areas of Japanese literature, Sino-Japanese relations, Japanese cultural, communication studies or translation studies will be particularly welcome. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching language and content courses in Japanese at all undergraduate levels. Teaching and supervision at a graduate level may be expected within Japanese Studies or related areas.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Japanese Studies 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. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Japanese. An excellent command of English and experience teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language are also expected.

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 and refer to reference numbers:
Full Professor (Ref. No.: FAH/FP/JS/10/2014)
Associate Professor (Ref. No.: FAH/AP/JS/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: Tel: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592
Fax: Fax: +853 8397 8694
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