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LINGUIST List 22.27

Tue Jan 04 2011

Jobs: English & Ling & Lit, General Ling: Professor, U of Hong Kong

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        1.     The Appointments Unit (Senior) , English & Linguistics and Literature, General Linguistics: Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Message 1: English & Linguistics and Literature, General Linguistics: Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 31-Dec-2010
From: The Appointments Unit (Senior) <senrappthku.hk>
Subject: English & Linguistics and Literature, General Linguistics: Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Job Location: Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.hku.hk
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

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

Professor
(Ref.: 20100826)

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor in the School of English
of the Faculty of Arts, from as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term
basis, with the possibility of renewal. An appointee whose contract is
renewed will have the opportunity to apply for tenure during the second three-
year contract.

Applicants must have a distinguished record of research and demonstrate a
commitment to excellence in teaching. They must be able to conduct
research and to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate (M.A., M.Phil. and
Ph.D.) levels in the context of the School's work in English and American
literatures, world literature in English, cross-cultural studies in English,
sociolinguistics, critical linguistics, English language and linguistics,
language and culture, and language and communication. Details about the
School, including information about its research profile, are available on
application, or on its website at http://www.hku.hk/english.

Applicants who have responded to the last advertisement (Ref. RF-
2008/2009-506) need not re-apply.

Annual salary will be in the range of HK$862,380 - 1,207,920 (approximately
US$1 = HK$ 7.8) (subject to review from time to time at the entire discretion
of the University). A highly competitive salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract a
contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits
scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and
medical/dental benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. At
current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

Interested candidates should submit a completed application form (152/708)
(available at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/), a C.V. and a sample of research
work, and arrange to have 3 confidential referees' reports (quoting Ref.:
20100826) sent by the referees directly to the Appointments Unit (Senior),
Human Resource Section, Registry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong
Kong (fax: (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058; e-mail: senrappthku.hk). Review
of applications will begin on March 1, 2011, and will continue until the post is
filled. Candidates who are not contacted within 4 months of their application
date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-
Smoking Policy.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: senrappthku.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.hku.hk/apptunit
Contact Information:
The Appointments Unit (Senior)
Email: senrappthku.hk

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