LINGUIST List 24.5135

Fri Dec 13 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling: Asst Prof, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Date: 13-Dec-2013
From: Personnel Office <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant 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 English Job Location: Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor (Applied English Linguistics)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of English, invites applications for Assistant Professor (Applied English Linguistics) (Ref. 1314/085(496)/2).

Applicants should (i) have a relevant PhD degree; (ii) expertise for teaching one or more of the following areas: sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, semantics and pragmatics, language and technology; (iii) have a very good record of teaching applied linguistics courses, preferably with teaching experience at postgraduate level; (iv) be willing to work with research postgraduate students; (v) have a publication record with potential to attract research grants; and (vi) be prepared to contribute to the Department’s collective responsibilities.

The appointee will undertake teaching including the MA programme in applied English linguistics, conduct research and publish, serve on postgraduate committees, and contribute to the work of the Department.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing August 2014, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at the application URL below. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

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

The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ on cover.

Application Deadline: 07-Feb-2014 Mailing Address for Applications:
Personnel Office 4/F Mong Man Wai Building The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin N.T. Hong Kong Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Personnel Office Email: Fax: (852) 3943 1462

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