LINGUIST List 29.2720

Fri Jun 29 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Post Doc, City University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 29-Jun-2018
From: Human Resources Office <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Post Doc, City University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Linguistics and Translation
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology


City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications are invited for:
Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant in the Department of Linguistics and Translation (Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. C/R/146/03]

Phonetic and Phonological Characteristics of Workplace English Produced by University Graduates in Hong Kong

- Assist in experimental design, speech recording and intelligibility assessment;
- Train helpers for data entry;
- Perform acoustic analysis and prepare reports.

- A Master’s degree in Linguistics (specializing in Phonetics and Language Acquisition), with experience in experimental design and acoustic analysis.
- Strong record in research, excellent command of written and spoken English are required. - Proficiency in Cantonese would be an advantage.

Candidates with a PhD and no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience may be considered for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow.

Salary and Conditions of Service:
Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application:
Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email: 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at the application link below. The closing date is 5 August 2018. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 49th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2018); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

Application Deadline: 05-Aug-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office

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