LINGUIST List 21.4083

Fri Oct 15 2010

Jobs: Sign Linguistics; Lang Acq: Asst Prof, The Chinese U of Hong Kong

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        1.     Personnel Office , Sign Linguistics; Language Acquisition by Deaf Children: Research Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Message 1: Sign Linguistics; Language Acquisition by Deaf Children: Research Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date: 15-Oct-2010
From: Personnel Office <personnel-1cuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: Sign Linguistics; Language Acquisition by Deaf Children: Research Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department: Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages Job Location: Shatin, NT, Hong Kong Web Address: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel
Job Rank: Research Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sign Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Department of Linguistics and Modern LanguagesResearch Assistant Professor(Ref. 1011/039(482)/2) (Closing date: November 8, 2010)

Applicants should have a PhD degree in linguistics, with expertise in signlinguistics or language acquisition by deaf children. The appointee willserve both the Department and the Centre for Sign Linguistics and DeafStudies. Duties include (a) leading research projects conducted by theCentre; and (b) teaching and training postgraduate and undergraduatestudents in sign linguistics and language acquisition by deaf children.Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one to two yearscommencing November 2010, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe BenefitsSalary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications andexperience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package,including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for an appointment oftwo years, and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further informationabout the University and the general terms of service for appointments isavailable at the URL below. The terms mentioned herein are for referenceonly and are subject to revision by the University.

Application ProcedurePlease send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a publication listand/or abstracts of selected published papers together with names,addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom theapplicants' consent has been given for their providing references (unlessotherwise specified), to the address below (Fax: (852) 2696 1462) by theclosing date. The Personal Information Collection Statement will beprovided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark'Application - Confidential' on cover.

Application Deadline: 08-Nov-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Personnel Office The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin N.T. Hong Kong Web Address for Applications: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel
Contact Information:
Personnel Office Email: personnel-1cuhk.edu.hk

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