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LINGUIST List 25.581

Tue Feb 04 2014

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Ling: Lecturer/Asst/Assoc Prof, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Feb-2014
From: Human Resources Office <hroied.edu.hk>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer/Asst/Assoc Professor, 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
Department: Department of Chinese Language Studies
Job Location: Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.ied.edu.hk
Job Title: Chinese Linguistics specialized in Teaching Chinese as an International Language

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor; Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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

Description:

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 comprising altogether 16 Departments with about 450 academic/teaching staff. It features 4 Institute-level research centres & 10 Faculty-level research & development centres.

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.

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer (Chinese Linguistics specialized in Teaching Chinese as an International Language)
(Ref: AssoProf/Asst Prof/Lect/CHL/FHM/0114)
Department of Chinese Language Studies

The Department seeks applications for one full-time academic position at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor. The appointee will be responsible for teaching courses related to Chinese Linguistics specialized in Teaching Chinese as an International Language for undergraduate programmes and/or above. The appointee will also be engaged in programme development; departmental & school services; and research & publication activities including application for research funding from external sources.

Applicants should have doctoral degree in Chinese Linguistics preferably with good training and experience in Teaching Chinese as an International Language. He/she should have ability and potential in delivering high quality of research in Chinese Linguistics/Teaching Chinese as an International Language. Proficiency in Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese) and English in teaching and research will be an advantage. Applicants with desirable research proposals and strong record of research outputs are preferred. Fresh PhD holders or PhD students in their final year with good potential in research may be considered as Lecturer (academic track). Applicants with at least 5 years of experience in Teaching Chinese as an International Language or related disciplines and 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 at the application website below or the address below. Completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to Human Resources Office by email at the application email below or by fax or by post. Review of applications will start from 21 February 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 those who are shortlisted will be contacted. Prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

HKIEd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
the Human Resources Office, 3/F
Administration Building The Hong Kong Institute of Education
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po
New Territories 852
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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