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Tue Feb 28 2012

Jobs: English Linguistics: Assistant Professor, City U of Hong Kong

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        1.     Human Resources Office , English Linguistics: Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Message 1: English Linguistics: Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Date: 27-Feb-2012
From: Human Resources Office <hrojobcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: English Linguistics: Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is
pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a
publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and
developing students' talent and creating applicable knowledge 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 the world in various disciplines, including
science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative
media, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas.

Applications are invited for:

Assistant Professor (Technical Communication for Science and
Engineering)
Department of English [Ref. C/129/49]

The Department of English is a leading centre for English studies in the
Asian region, and has an international reputation for its research on
English language and literature. Faculty in the Department typically teach
five courses a year, covering a wide range of subjects such as English
Linguistics, Literature, and English for Specific Purposes for students
across the university. Further information on the Department is available at
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/en/.

Duties: Assist in teaching, curriculum development and administration of
programs in technical writing for science and engineering students;
conduct research related to fields such as technical communication,
English for Specific Purposes or English for Academic Purposes; and
assist the Department in a variety of academic and administrative duties.
The post is a substantiation-track position.

Requirements: A PhD in English Language Teaching/English
Linguistics/Rhetoric or related disciplines, with a strong and ambitious
research agenda. Experience and background in teaching technical
communication to ESL students is desirable.

Salary and Conditions of Service: Remuneration package will be driven
by market competitiveness and 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-term contract.

Information and Application: For further information or queries about the
post, please email Professor Rocio G. Davis at rdaviscityu.edu.hk.

Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae and names of
three referees to the application address below [Fax: (852) 2788 1154 or
(852) 3442 0311; email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk]. Applications and
nominations received by 1 April 2012 will receive full consideration.
Applications received earlier will receive immediate attention. The
University reserves the right not to fill the position. Personal data provided
by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the University's
personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are
committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all
qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of
our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 110th among the world's top
universities and the 15th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds
2011 surveys.


Application Deadline: 01-Apr-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
Contact Information
Human Resources Office
Email: hrojobcityu.edu.hk
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