LINGUIST List 31.399

Tue Jan 28 2020

Jobs: Applied Ling; Lang Acquisition; Socioling; Translation; Writing Systems: Professor, Trinity College Dublin

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Date: 28-Jan-2020
From: Val Dillon <>
Subject: Applied Ling; Lang Acquisition; Socioling; Translation; Writing Systems: Professor, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
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University or Organization: Trinity College Dublin
Department: Linguistic, Speech, & Communication Sciences
Job Location: Dublin, Ireland
Job Title: Professor in Chinese Studies

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, Translation, Writing Systems


Additional Specialities: Chinese Studies, Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language (TCFL), Intercultural Studies, Translation Studies, Bilingualism/Multilingualism

Post Specification (Comp: 034342)
Professor in Chinese Studies
Location: Trinity Centre for Asian Studies, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Associate Professor salary scale schedule B (103B), at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€86,106 to €114,243 per annum].
Hours of Work: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements.

For further information please follow the link below:

Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Time), 23 March 2020

Interviews are expected to be held for those candidates successful at the shortlisting stage of this competition in April or early May 2020.
The successful applicant will be expected to take up post on 1 September 2020 or as soon thereafter as possible. Please note that Police vetting will be sought in respect of individuals who come under consideration for a post.

Post Summary:

The Trinity Centre for Asian Studies (TCAS) is a vibrant interdisciplinary teaching and research centre at Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, based in the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences. It invites applications for the post of Professor in Chinese Studies.

The post holder will provide leadership in the development of a vibrant research and teaching programme in Chinese Studies at the Trinity Centre for Asian Studies. It is expected that the post holder will assume a leading role at the university in advancing knowledge of Asia through teaching, research and engagement, thus leveraging the existing research and teaching expertise and track record of success at TCAS since its establishment in 2014.

It is essential that the successful candidate is an internationally recognized researcher, with an excellent publication profile, a record of raising research funding, experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and assessment, and recruitment and supervision of research students. The post also calls for fluency (native or near-native) in Mandarin and literacy in written Chinese.

The post holder will be a senior member of the academic faculty at Trinity College Dublin and will demonstrate inspirational leadership and excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will take a leading role in developing research strategy relevant to their subject area, in fostering a stimulating and supportive work environment and in engaging in research and dissemination initiatives at a national and international level that will make an impact in Ireland, China and beyond.

For more information and to apply, please visit the application link below.

Applications will only be accepted through e-recruitment. Applicants must provide the following information in applying for this position:

1. Cover letter;
2. Comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications and research awards;
3. Name and contact details of three referees;
4. Clear statement on their vision and strategy for the future successful development of Chinese Studies as a discipline at the Trinity Centre for Asian Studies – maximum 2 pages;
5. Research plan (summarising their own research accomplishments to date, and their own research plans in the next five years, along with plans for securing research funding) – maximum 2 pages.

Application Deadline: 23-Mar-2020

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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