LINGUIST List 31.60

Mon Jan 06 2020

Jobs: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The Education University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 30-Dec-2019
From: Cheng <>
Subject: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, 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: Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/LML/1219)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics


Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/LML/1219)
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies
Faculty of Humanities

The Department seeks applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointee is expected to be an active researcher with research expertise in digital humanities and/or corpus linguistics in multilingual settings, be able to acquire external research grants and have publications in leading international journals.

The successful candidate will contribute to the curriculum development in digital humanities at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and the research growth of the Department in their expertise areas. He/she is also expected to teach linguistics courses such as English grammar, English phonetics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics and second language acquisition.

Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in Linguistics, preferably with teaching experiences. Those with a relevant Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) or QTS recognized by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong will be preferable. Proven evidence of strong publication and external competitive grant records is an advantage.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) the application web address below or (b) the 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. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to the address below or by post (click link at end of paragraph for details). Review of applications will start from 3 January 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)

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources

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