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Jobs: Mandarin; Applied Ling; Chinese Ling: Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic U
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From: Angie Chau <hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics; Chinese Linguistics: Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Chinese Linguistics
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Chinese and Bilingual
Studies is looking for a Professor in Chinese Linguistics/Foreign or Second
(a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate
and postgraduate levels;
(b) take an important role in curriculum design and development;
(c) undertake scholarly research as well as academic leadership in his/her
area of expertise; and
(d) provide administrative support for academic and departmental affairs, and
play an active role in programme management for further development of the
Successful candidates are expected to undertake academic research in
his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to application for external
research grants and participation in research projects.
(a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with a specialism in
Chinese Syntax, Applied Psycholingusitics, Applied Sociolinguistics, Cross-
cultural Communication, First/Second Language Acquisition, or First/Second-
Language Education Pedagogy;
(b) attainment of an academic rank of full professor (or equivalent) or have at
least four years' experience after attaining an associate professor (or
equivalent) rank, and have an excellent record of relevant academic and/or
(c) fluency in English; and
(d) a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly activities and professional
Preference will be given to those who have fluency in Chinese.
Please visit the website at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more information
about the Department.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. An appropriate
term will be provided for appointment. Applicants should state their current
and expected salary in the application.
Please submit application form via email to the email address below, or by
fax at (852) 2364 2166, or by mail to the address below. If you would like to
provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form
which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can
be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm.
Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Initial consideration of
applications will commence on 3 July 2012. Details of the University's
Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at
Application Deadline: 03-Jul-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
13/F Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Email Address for Applications: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm
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