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LINGUIST List 17.3138

Thu Oct 26 2006

Jobs: Chinese, English & General Ling: Asst Prof, City U of Hong Kong

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        1.     Human Resources Office, Chinese, Mandarin; English & General Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Message 1: Chinese, Mandarin; English & General Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 26-Oct-2006
From: Human Resources Office <hrcngcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; English & General Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
English (eng)


City University of Hong Kong is one of eight higher education institutions
directly funded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative
Region through the University Grants Committee (Hong Kong). It aims to
become one of the leading universities in the Asia-Pacific region through
excellence in professional education and applied research. In two studies,
City University of Hong Kong ranks among the top 200 universities in the
world, and among the top ten universities in the Greater China region. The
mission of the University is to nurture and develop the talents of students
and to create applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic
advancement. The student population is approximately 26,000 enrolled in
over 145 programmes at the associate degree, undergraduate and postgraduate
levels. The medium of instruction is English.

The University invites applications for the following post. Candidates
with applied research achievements will receive very positive
consideration. Relevant experience in business and industry will be a
definite asset.

Assistant Professor in Linguistics in the Department of Chinese,
Translation and Linguistics [Ref. C/710/09]

Duties: Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate
levels, including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD. Candidates with a proven record
of publications or strong research potential preferred.

Requirements: A PhD in Linguistics or related disciplines. Able to
undertake teaching and research in one or more of the following areas:
Language Acquisition; Phonology, Syntax, Semantics and Discourse,
preferably with experience in the comparative analysis of at least two
languages, preferably Chinese, and either English, Japanese or Korean. The
ability to work well with colleagues is essential.

Successful candidates are expected to assume duty in early 2007. Please
specify discipline(s) in the application.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Appointment will be on a fixed-term
gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical
and dental schemes, and housing benefits where applicable.

Information and Application
Information concerning the post and the University is available at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk or from the Human Resources Office.
Please send an application letter enclosing a current curriculum vitae.
Please quote the reference of the post in the application and on the
The University reserves the right to consider late applications and
nominations, and to fill or not to fill the position.

Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Hong Kong

Application Deadline: 11-Nov-2006

Contact Information
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 852 2788 9250
Fax: 852 2788 1154
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