LINGUIST List 23.938

Fri Feb 24 2012

Jobs: Various Langs; Lang Acq: Prof/Assoc Prof, The Chinese U of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Christy Bird <>

Date: 23-Feb-2012
From: Personnel Office <>
Subject: Various Languages; Language Acquisition: Professor/Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department: Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages Job Location: Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong Web Address:
Job Rank: Professor/Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)                             German (deu)                             Korean (kor)                             Spanish (spa)

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Linguistics and Modern LanguagesProfessor/Associate Professor

(Ref. 1112/143(482)/2) (Closing date: April 2, 2012)

The Department is a young and vibrant Department established in 2004. Itnow invites applications for a professoriate post in second/third languageacquisition, with teaching/research background in one of the followingtarget languages: French, German, Korean and Spanish.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in a related discipline; (ii) strongcommitment to research and teaching; and (iii) extensive experience withprogramme administration and strong leadership qualities. The appointeewill (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (b) superviseprojects and theses of undergraduate, MA, MPhil and PhD students; (c)develop research in his/her areas of expertise; and (d) undertakeadministrative duties.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three yearsinitially commencing August 2012, which, subject to mutual agreement,may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Salary and Fringe Benefits:Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications andexperience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package,including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of twoyears or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointee.

Further information about the University and the general terms of service forappointments is available at The termsmentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by theUniversity.

Application Procedure:Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a publication listand/or abstracts of selected published papers, together with names,addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whomthe applicants' consent has been given for their providing references(unless otherwise specified), to the application address or fax numberbelow by the closing date.

The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided uponrequest. Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application -Confidential' on cover.

Application Deadline: 02-Apr-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
Personnel Office The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, N.T. 852 Hong Kong Contact Information:
Personnel Office Email: Fax: (852) 3943 1462

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