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Wed Jul 27 2011

Jobs: General Linguistics: Professor, The University of Hong Kong

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        1.     Appointments Unit (Senior) Human Resource Section , General Linguistics: Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Message 1: General Linguistics: Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date: 27-Jul-2011
From: Appointments Unit (Senior) Human Resource Section <senrappthku.hk>
Subject: General Linguistics: Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.hku.hk
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


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 in Linguistics (Ref.: 20110421)

The University invites applications from scholars of international
distinction for tenure track appointment as Professor in Linguistics in the
department of Linguistics, School of Humanities, from as soon as possible.
The position is first offered on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the
possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure during the second
fixed-term contract.

The successful candidate should have proven research leadership in the
field of linguistics with experience in interdisciplinary research, a
strong international profile, and an outstanding record of publications
that has had an impact on the field.

Information about the School can be obtained at
http://www.soh.hku.hk/index.html. Information about the department of
Linguistics can be obtained at http://www0.hku.hk/linguist/. Enquiries
about the post should be sent to Dr. Umberto Ansaldo, Chairperson of the
department of Linguistics (e-mail: ansaldohku.hk).

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.

Further particulars and application forms (152/708) can be obtained at
http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/; or from 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 commence from October 1, 2011. The position will remain
open until filled. Candidates who are not contacted within 6 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://www3.hku.hk/hr/forms_online_applications/vacancies.php
Contact Information:
Appointments Unit (Senior) Human Resource Section
Email: senrappthku.hk


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