LINGUIST List 26.3131

Thu Jul 02 2015

Jobs: Translation: Assistant Professor, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

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Date: 02-Jul-2015
From: Hintat Cheung <>
Subject: Translation: Assistant Professor, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Tai Po, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Department: Linguistics and Modern Language Studies
Job Location: Tai Po, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor (Translation)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation


The Hong Kong Institute of Education is a publicly funded tertiary institution offering a full range of academic programmes at doctoral, masters, bachelors and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 12,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture disciplines. The Institute has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising altogether 16 Departments, with about 450 academic/teaching staff. It now features three Institute-level research centres and twelve Faculty-level research and development centres, covering various areas of expertise in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts.

The Institute aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary institution at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.

For further details about the Institute, please visit its website at

The Institute invites applications for the following post:

Assistant Professor (Translation) (Ref: AsstProf/LML/FHM/0615)
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies
Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty seeks applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointee will be responsible for teaching duties in translation and related linguistics courses (such as sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics or discourse analysis - depending on his or her expertise) in programmes at the undergraduate and level and higher. He/she will also be engaged in programme development; departmental and faculty services; and research and publications, including the application for research funding from external sources. Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in Translation or a closely related discipline; a demonstrated ability for producing high quality publications in international journals, for attracting external research funding and for achieving excellence in teaching; plus a minimum of 4 years of teaching or relevant professional experience.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) the application website below; or (b) the Human Resources Office (address below). The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to the application email below or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post to the address below. Review of applications will start from 10 July 2015, and will continue until the post is filled. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The Institute reserves the right not to fill the positions advertised.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2015 (Open until filled)
Human Resources Office
3/F, Administration Building, The Hong Kong Institute of Education
10 Lo Ping Road
Tai Po, New Territories
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Hintat Cheung
Phone: 852-29487185
Fax: 852-29487270

Page Updated: 02-Jul-2015