LINGUIST List 31.1465

Tue Apr 28 2020

Jobs: Text/Corpus Linguistics; Visiting Scholar, The Education University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 25-Apr-2020
From: Cheng <>
Subject: Text/Corpus Linguistics; Visiting Scholar, The Education University of Hong Kong, Tai Po, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Education University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies
Job Location: Tai Po, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Scholar (Ref: VisSchlr/LML/0420)

Job Rank: Other; Visiting Scholar

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus 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, such as the social sciences and humanities. The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship. For more information about the University, please visit

We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill the following position(s). If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.

Visiting Scholar (Ref: VisSchlr/LML/0420)
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies
Faculty of Humanities

The Department seeks applications for the position of Visiting Scholar in the following semesters (each lasts for three or four months):

1. September to November 2020
2. January to April 2021
3. September to November 2021

Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in relevant area. The appointees are expected to be active researchers with expertise in digital humanities and/or corpus linguistics in multilingual settings. The successful candidates will contribute to the curriculum development in digital humanities at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and the research growth of the Department in their areas of expertise. They are also expected to teach linguistics courses.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave and outpatient medical benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a); or (b) at the the postal address for applications 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 post to the physical address below. Review of applications will start from 5 May 2020, 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. 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: (Open until filled)
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:
Contact Information:
The Human Resources Office

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