LINGUIST List 23.2979

Mon Jul 09 2012

Jobs: Phonology: Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong

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Date: 08-Jul-2012
From: Human Resources Office <>
Subject: Phonology: Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong Department: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics Job Location: , Hong Kong Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology


Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing universitythat is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed tonurturing and developing students' talent and creating applicableknowledge to support social and economic advancement. Currently,the University has six Colleges/Schools. Within the next two years,the University aims to recruit 100 more scholars from all over theworld in various disciplines, including science, engineering,business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative media, energy,environment, and other strategic growth areas.

Applications are invited for the rank of Assistant Professor within theDepartment of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics [Ref. C/152/49].

Duties:Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate andpostgraduate levels, including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD in the area ofPhonology.

Requirements:A PhD in Linguistics or related disciplines, specializing in Phonology.Outstanding research record with experience in supervising graduatestudents at both MA and PhD level and ability to work well withcolleagues are required. Preference will be given to candidates witha proven record of publications or excellent research potential.

Salary and Conditions of Service:Remuneration package will be driven by market competitivenessand individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity,leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance(where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-termcontract.

Information and Application:Further information on the post and the University is available at theapplication URL below or from the Human Resources Office at theapplication address and contact information below.

Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae to theHuman Resources Office. Applications received by 31 August 2012will receive full consideration. Shortlisted candidates for the post ofAssistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3reference reports sent directly by their referees to the Department,specifying the position applied for. The University reserves the rightnot to fill the position. Personal data provided by applicants will beused strictly in accordance with the University's personal datapolicies, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer andwe are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourageapplications from all qualified candidates, especially those who willenhance the diversity of our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 110th among theworld's top universities and the 12th in Asia according to theQuacquarelli Symonds 2011/2012 surveys.

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office University of Hong Kong Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon, Hong Kong China Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Human Resources Office Email: Fax: (852)2788 1154, (852)3442 0311

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