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LINGUIST List 19.2894

Wed Sep 24 2008

Jobs: Chinese, Mandarin; English & Text/Corpus Ling: Asst Prof, City...

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


Message 1: Chinese, Mandarin; English & Text/Corpus Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 23-Sep-2008
From: Human Resources Office <hrocityu.edu.hk>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; English & Text/Corpus Linguistics: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics

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

Description:

City University of Hong Kong is one of eight tertiary institutions funded
by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region through
the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong. A young and dynamic
institution, the University aspires to be internationally recognized as a
leading university in the Asia-Pacific region through excellence in
professional education and applied research. It has a growing international
reputation, as evidenced by its surge up the rankings of the world's top
200 universities according to the Times Higher Education Supplement. 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. Currently, approximately 26,000 students are enrolled in over
180 programmes ranging from associate degrees to PhD. 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 [Ref. C/900/09]

Duties:
Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels,
including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD.

Requirements:
A PhD in Linguistics or related disciplines, with specialization in
cognitive processing of language, particularly in syntax, semantics and
discourse processing. Candidates with knowledge of using
electroencephalography, functional magnetic resonance imaging and with a
proven record of publications or strong research potential would be of
distinct advantage. Ability to teach courses in English and work well with
colleagues is essential. Experience in experimental techniques for studying
language in a broader context of mind/brain preferred.
[The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in January 2009.
Please specify discipline(s) in the application.]

Salary and Conditions of Service:
Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with the
candidate's 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 the
website provided above or from the Human Resources Office [Fax: (852) 2788
1154 or (852) 2788 9334; email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk; address provided
below]. Please send an application letter enclosing a current CV to the
Human Resources Office. Please quote the reference of the post in the
application and on the envelope. The University reserves the right to
consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the
position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment
and other employment-related purposes.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Kowloon -
Hong Kong
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Phone: 852-2788-9250
Fax: 852-2788-1154
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