LINGUIST List 31.921

Thu Mar 05 2020

Jobs: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University College Cork

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 05-Mar-2020
From: Kiri Paramore <>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University College Cork, Ireland
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University or Organization: University College Cork
Department: Asian Studies
Job Location: Cork, Ireland
Web Address:
Job Title: Lectureship in Chinese Linguistics or Applied Chinese Linguistics

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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


The National University of Ireland, University College Cork, invites applications for a “Lectureship” (a tenure-track/tenured position equivalent to Assistant/Associate Prof. in the US and Asia-Pacific) in Chinese Linguistics or Applied Chinese Linguistics.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Chinese Studies, Linguistics or a related field, and have native or near-native competence in Chinese and English. Academic expertise and evidence of research and teaching in any area of Chinese linguistics are welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, while also pursuing research and contributing to administration. Specifically, the successful candidate will conduct and publish research in a field related to Chinese Linguistics, Applied Chinese Linguistics, or Chinese Studies, play a leading role teaching and coordinating the university’s successful Masters in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MATCSOL) program, and, as part of a larger team, occasionally advise upon the coordination of elements in the university’s wider range of Chinese language course offerings.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see application link below. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

In addition to the submission of applications to the above Recruitment office, we advise candidates to also make contact directly with the Department of Asian Studies. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Kiri Paramore, Head of Department of Asian Studies, Tel: +353 21 4902116, Email:

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €34,067 - €60,167/€65,758 - €84,550. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (link below). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 19 March 2020

Application Deadline: 19-Mar-2020

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Kiri Paramore

Page Updated: 05-Mar-2020