LINGUIST List 21.4621

Wed Nov 17 2010

Jobs: General Ling: Professor/Associate Professor, The U of Hong Kong

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        1.     The Appointments Unit (Senior) , General Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Message 1: General Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 16-Nov-2010
From: The Appointments Unit (Senior) <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Professor/Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong Department: Linguistics Job Location: Pokfulam, Hong Kong Web Address:
Job Rank: Professor/Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Neurolinguistics


Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highestinternational standards of excellence in teaching and research, and hasbeen at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years.Ranked 21st among the top 200 universities in the world by the UK's TimesHigher Education, the University has a comprehensive range of studyprogrammes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and morethan 1,200 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom areinternationally renowned.

Professor/Associate Professor in Linguistics(Ref.: 20100743)

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor/Associate Professorin Linguistics in the School of Humanities (Linguistics), from September 1,2011 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis,with the possibility of renewal, with consideration for tenure aftersatisfactory completion of a second fixed-term contract.

Applicants should have specialization in one or two subfields oflinguistics (including but not limited to Phonology, Morphology, Syntax,Semantics, Psycholinguistics, and Neurolinguistics). A strong interest ininterdisciplinary research is required. In particular, candidates able tocontribute to research in general linguistics, psycholinguistics andneurolinguistics are strongly encouraged. Information about the School canbe obtained at Information about the departmentof Linguistics can be obtained at the URL above. Enquiries about the postshould be sent to Dr. Adams Bodomo, chairperson of the department ofLinguistics (e-mail:

Annual salaries will be in the following ranges (subject to review fromtime to time at the entire discretion of the University):

Professor : HK$862,380 - 1,207,920Associate Professor : HK$636,420 - 984,180(approximately US$1 = HK$7.8)

Applicants should indicate clearly the reference number and which levelthey wish to be considered for.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experiencewill be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity andUniversity contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical/dental benefits. Housingbenefits will be provided as applicable. At current rates, salaries taxdoes not exceed 15% of gross income.

Further particulars and application forms (152/708) can be obtained at theapplication URL below, from the address or email address below, or byfax: (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058. Closes February 28, 2011. Candidates whoare not contacted within 6 months of the closing date may consider theirapplications unsuccessful.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to aNo-Smoking Policy.

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2011 Mailing Address for Applications:
Appointments Unit (Senior) Human Resource Section Registry The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam Hong Kong Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
The Appointments Unit (Senior) Email:

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