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Thu Feb 16 2012

Jobs: English Language & Ling: Full Professor, University of Macau

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        1.     Human Resources Office , English Language and Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau, Taipa, Macau


Message 1: English Language and Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau, Taipa, Macau
Date: 16-Feb-2012
From: Human Resources Office <vacancyumac.mo>
Subject: English Language and Linguistics: Full Professor, University of Macau, Taipa, Macau
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University or Organization: University of Macau
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Taipa, Macau
Web Address: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of English of the Faculty of Social Sciences and
Humanities invites applications for the position of Full Professor in English
Language and Linguistics.

The Department of English is an expanding and lively scholarly
community with a strong international profile comprising three main fields
of interest: linguistics, literature and translation studies. In addition to its
undergraduate BA programme in English Studies (including English
Language and Linguistics), the department offers a Minor in Translation,
and MA programmes in English Studies (with a substantial linguistics
component) and in Translation Studies, as well as PhD supervision
across the range of the department's expertise.

In Linguistics the department has particular strengths in Bilingualism,
Comparative Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics,
Discourse Analysis of Media Texts, Sociolinguistics, and World Englishes.
Applications in all areas of English Language and Linguistics will be
considered, but those in the areas of Language Policy and Planning,
Forensic Linguistics, Literary Linguistics or Pedagogical Linguistics will be
particularly welcome.

To find out more about the post, interested candidates may contact the
Head of the Department of English, Professor Martin Montgomery (Email:
mmontgomeryumac.mo).

Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a PhD degree in English Language and Linguistics
or in related areas and should have a distinguished record of research and
publication at an international level, as well as a demonstrable record of
excellence in teaching and supervising both postgraduates and
undergraduates. An appointment may be offered at Associate Professor
rank if the appointment panel considers this more appropriate to a
candidate's qualifications.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2012.

Position and Remuneration:
The remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and
commensurate with the successful applicants' academic qualifications,
current position and professional experience. The current local maximum
income tax rate is 12%, while after various discretionary exemptions the
effective income tax rate has been around 5% - 7%.

Application Procedure:
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and
apply ONLINE at JobsUM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.:
FSH/DENG/FP/ELL/11/2012). Review of applications will commence on
29 February 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Other contact
points are:

Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment
Email: vacancyumac.mo
Tel: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592
Fax: +853 8397 8694 or +853 2883 1694

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel
Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau
reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less
qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special
circumstances.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used
for recruitment purpose only***


Application Deadline: 29-Feb-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
University of Macau
Av. Padre Tomás Pereira
Taipa, Macau
Email Address for Applications: vacancyumac.mo
Contact Information
Human Resources Office
Email: vacancyumac.mo
Phone: +853 8397 8593
Fax: +853 8397 8694

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