LINGUIST List 26.5497

Thu Dec 10 2015

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Date: 09-Dec-2015
From: The Personnel Office <recruithkbu.edu.hk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: Hong Kong Baptist University
Job Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Job Title: Research Assistant Professor in Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics


Description:

Hong Kong Baptist University
Faculty of Arts
Department of English Language and Literature

Research Assistant Professor in Linguistics (PR183/15-16)

The Department of English Language and Literature (ENG) invites applicants with one or more of the following specializations to apply: a) Sociolinguistics, b) Discourse Analysis, c) Language Teaching and Learning, and d) Formal Linguistics or a closely related field. The appointee is expected to embark decisively upon research within his/her specialism and, in particular, to seek competitive funding from external sources, as well as to contribute to the existing and developing research strengths of the Master of Arts in Language Studies (MALS) programme and ENG. (Please refer to http://eng.hkbu.edu.hk/people/academic-staff/ for the research strengths of the Department.) In addition, he/she should be able to teach a range of courses (including both core and electives courses) across our various curricula.

The appointee is expected to be an active member in Department and Faculty-level administration, including (but not limited to) work in the areas of quality assurance and monitoring, curriculum design and maintenance, undergraduate and postgraduate student mentoring, and the supervision of undergraduate Honours Projects and postgraduate research.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Linguistics or a closely related field. They should also be pursuing an active research programme, including published (or forthcoming) peer-reviewed books and articles in top-tier venues. A commitment to working in a multilingual and cross-cultural setting is essential.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2016. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which should be sent to the Personnel Office at the address below or by e-mail to the application email address below. Application forms can be obtained by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably the three best of their most recent publications and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 December 2015

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2015
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Personnel Office
Hong Kong Baptist University
AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building
15 Baptist University Road
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications: recruithkbu.edu.hk
Contact Information:
The Personnel Office
Email: recruithkbu.edu.hk

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