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LINGUIST List 25.187

Mon Jan 13 2014

Jobs: Cog Sci; Comp Ling; Disc Analysis: Asst/Assoc Prof/Lecturer, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

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

Date: 13-Jan-2014
From: Human Resources Office <hroied.edu.hk>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis: Asst/Assoc Professor/Lecturer, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Job Location: Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.ied.edu.hk
Job Title: Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer (Linguistics)

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor; Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis


The Hong Kong Institute of Education is a publicly funded tertiary institution offering full range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor & postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 10,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education & related humanities, social sciences and arts & culture disciplines. The Institute has a Graduate School & 3 Faculties namely Faculty of Education & Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences; comprising altogether 16 Departments with about 450 academic/teaching staff. It features 4 Institute-level research centres & 10 Faculty-level research & development centres, covering various areas of expertise in Education, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts.

The Institute aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of leading multidisciplinary institution at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.

Institute invites applications for post(s) below:

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer(Linguistics)
(Ref: AssoProf/AsstProf/Lect/LML/FHM/0114)
Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Humanities seeks applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor. Appointee will be responsible for teaching duties, contributing to programme development, engaging in departmental & school services, pursuing active research & publication agenda including application for research funding from external sources.

Applicants should have doctoral degree in linguistics or related discipline with successful record of research & teaching. Preferences will be given to those who specialize in one or more of the following areas: discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics or computational linguistics. Capacity in conducting interdisciplinary linguistic research will be an advantage. Fresh PhD holders/PhD students in their final year with good potential in research may be considered as Lecturer. Applicants with strong record of research and publications will be considered as Associate Professor.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include leave/medical/dental benefits and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from the application URL below or the application address below. Completed Application Form together with full CV should be sent to Human Resources Office by email at the application email address below, by fax, or by post. Review of applications will start from 24 January 2014 and will continue until the post is filled. Please quote reference number of position in application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on envelope.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. Prospective employee(s) may be required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by Hong Kong Police Force.

Further information about the Institute is available at the department URL above.

HKIEd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
3/F, Administration Building
The Hong Kong Institute of Education
10 Lo Ping Road
Tai Po, NT
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hroied.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ied.edu.hk/hro/applyfor.htm
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hroied.edu.hk
Fax: (852)2948 6005
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