LINGUIST List 29.1811

Fri Apr 27 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, The Education University of Hong Kong

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Date: 26-Apr-2018
From: Human Resources Office <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, The Education University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Education University of Hong Kong
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong
Job Title: Assistant Professor / Associate Professor

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary disciplines. For more information about the University, please visit

The Department seeks applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (Ref: AsstProf/AssoProf/LML/0418). The appointee is expected to be an active researcher with research expertise in first/second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, be able to conduct research that leads to publications in leading international journals and successfully acquire external research grants. He/she will also be engaged in programme development, departmental and Faculty services such as research and publication activities.

He/she will be responsible for teaching courses in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, such as English grammar, English phonetics, Intercultural communication, Sociolinguistics, Discourse analysis, Psycholinguistics, Child language development and Second Language Acquisition. Applicants with very strong track records can be considered for the rank Associate Professor.

Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in Linguistics preferably with good training and experience in teaching linguistics courses. Those with a relevant Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) or QTS recognized by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong will be preferable. Proven evidence of strong publication record and external competitive grant record will be an advantage.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

Application Forms are obtainable from the application link or the postal address below. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email or by post on or before 9 May 2018. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised. Since the incumbent may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: 09-May-2018
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building
The Education University of Hong Kong
10 Lo Ping Road
Tai Po, New Territories
Hong Kong
Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office

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