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LINGUIST List 24.5286

Wed Dec 18 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, BNU-HKBU United International College

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

Date: 18-Dec-2013
From: Karen Wu <karenwuuic.edu.hk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, BNU-HKBU United International College, Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China
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University or Organization: BNU-HKBU United International College
Department: Teaching English as a Second Language Programme
Job Location: Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China
Web Address: http://uic.edu.hk/en/tesl
Job Title: Asst/Assoc Professor in Teaching English as a Second Language

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC), located in Zhuhai and founded jointly by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University, is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. Based on a holistic development approach, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, who are fluent in both English and Chinese, and who have knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large.

UIC started operation in October 2005 and offers undergraduate courses in three academic divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Science & Technology. The College offers subjects in liberal studies for all students and the medium of instruction is English. The College now invites applications for Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Teaching English as a Second Language, which is expected to be filled in February 2014.

Applicants who are able to teach courses in the following areas: Vocabulary in Context, Language and Culture, and Discourse and Grammar are welcome. Project supervision experience is desirable.

Applicants should hold a PhD degree in a related discipline and should be committed to excellence in teaching and undergraduate education. Research interests and experience are desirable.

Appointment Terms:
Appointment to these positions will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Salary will be highly competitive, in accordance with qualifications and experience. Benefits include medical insurance and housing allowance. Re-appointment after the first contract is subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures:
Please send your application by email to the application email address below. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and completed "Job Application Form" downloadable from the application URL below. The College reserves the right not to fill the position or to make an appointment by invitation.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: uicdhssuic.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://uic.edu.hk/en/hr/jobs
Contact Information:
Ms Karen Wu
Email: karenwuuic.edu.hk
Phone: (86) 756 3620304

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