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LINGUIST List 24.4300

Thu Oct 31 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau, Macao SAR, China

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

Date: 31-Oct-2013
From: Human Resources Office <vacancyumac.mo>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau, Macao SAR, China
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Job Location: Macao SAR, China
Job Title: Full Professor of English Language and Linguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Macau invites applications for the position of Full Professor of English Language and Linguistics.

The Department of English is an expanding and lively scholarly community with a strong international profile comprising 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 particular strengths in bilingualism, cognitive linguistics, comparative linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse analysis of media texts, sociolinguistics and world Englishes. 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.

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 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 (Ref. No.: FAH/FEP/ELL/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:
University of Macau, Human Resources Office
Email: vacancyumac.mo
Phone: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592
Fax: +853 8397 8694
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