LINGUIST List 31.3933

Fri Dec 18 2020

Jobs: Chinese, Mandarin; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 15-Dec-2020
From: Melody Ho <hrmelodypolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Job Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Chinese Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Description:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies

Assistant Professor in Chinese Linguistics (Ref. 20121504)

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. More information about the Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/.

The appointee will be required to:
- Engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
- Assume an important role in curriculum design and development;
- Undertake academic research in his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants;
- Provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management;
- Render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; and
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have:
- A PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with the specialism in Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Computational linguistics, or Big Data Analytics;
- Relevant post-qualification teaching and research experience and a proven record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements;
- A high level of fluency in English; and
- A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.

Preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.

Applicants should normally have evidence-based research experience (as supported by evidence of research projects and outputs). Experience in postdoctoral research will be a plus.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application:
Please send a completed application form with the names and addresses of three referees by post or via email.

Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Human Resources Office
13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon -
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Email Address for Applications: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office
Email: hrstaffpolyu.edu.hk


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