LINGUIST List 30.1626

Mon Apr 15 2019

Jobs: General Linguisitics: Rank Open, City University of Hong Kong

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Date: 11-Apr-2019
From: Dept of Linguistics and Translation <>
Subject: General Linguisitics: Rank Open, City University of Hong Kong
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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics and Translation
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Worldwide Search for Talent

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. The University has nine Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

Applications and nominations are invited for the following substantiation-track faculty position:

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (General Linguistics/Corpus and Empirical Linguistics/Pedagogical Linguistics) Department of Linguistics and Translation [Ref. C/535/09]

Duties :
- Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
- Undertake administrative duties in course development, student activities and academic programme management; and
- Conduct quality research.

Requirements :
- A PhD in Linguistics or related disciplines, with ability to undertake research and teaching in Linguistics and Language Application, particularly in the following areas: general linguistics, corpus and computational linguistics, semantics and pragmatics, second language acquisition and learning, sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology, psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics.
- Excellent teaching and professional experience with international exposure and establishment, strong research and administrative ability, and a proven record of publications are preferred.

Salary and Conditions of Service:
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application:
Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Department of Linguistics and Translation, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email :

To apply, please submit an online application at the application link provided below, and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department of Linguistics and Translation (email: Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the position is filled. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. 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 55th, and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 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: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dept of Linguistics and Translation

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