LINGUIST List 25.3978

Thu Oct 09 2014

Jobs: General Linguistics: Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Date: 08-Oct-2014
From: Yuanyuan Hu Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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University or Organization: Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Department: School of International Education
Job Location: Shanghai, China
Web Address:
Job Title: Accredited Professor

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) was founded in 1896 and is one of China's world-renowned universities. The School of International Education (SIE) at SJTU was founded in May 2000, and has specialized in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language and some interdisciplinary research profiles involving linguistics. The school has an undergraduate program in the Chinese Language, and masters programs in linguistics and applied linguistics as well as teaching Chinese as a second language.

General requirements

The School of International Education seeks applications for three full-time academic positions at the ranks of Lecturer, Special Research Fellow or Professor. Responsibilities of the appointees will include teaching, research, thesis supervision, and student advising.

Applications for the positions mentioned above are open to scholars with a Ph.D. in Theoretical Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Pedagogy, Neurolinguistics, Phonetics, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Chinese Linguistics or linguistics related areas.

Applicants applying for the accredited professor level must:
1. Have a doctorial degree in linguistics or other related studies from a well-known, top university;
2. Have served the post of high-level associate professors and higher positions, or other equivalent positions;
3. Be capable of teaching core courses;
4. Be of great learning and scholastic accomplishments with established achievements universally acknowledged in Linguistics and other related fields.

Applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, three publications, and contact information for two references as a single PDF file to the application email below. Please mention which position you are applying for in the email’s title.

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Yuanyuan Hu

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