LINGUIST List 32.2253

Fri Jul 02 2021

Jobs: Linguistic Theories: Research Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 30-Jun-2021
From: Human Resources Office The Chinese University of Hong Kong <>
Subject: Linguistic Theories: Research Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department: Linguistics and Modern Languages
Job Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Web Address:
Job Title: Research Assistant Professors

Job Rank: Other; Research Assistant Professors

Specialty Areas: Linguistic Theories


Applications are invited for Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Research Assistant Professors (Ref. 210001BP) (Closing date: July 31, 2021)

The Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages is a young and vibrant department, devoted to the study of language and mind, with strengths in theoretical linguistics, language acquisition, bilingualism, sign linguistics and neurolinguistics. The Department is seeking two linguists who have expertise specializing in the above-mentioned areas. The appointments will be at the rank of Research Assistant Professor.

The Department is particularly interested in applicants whose research has a strong grounding in linguistic theory and who employ conventional and/or contemporary research methods to address core issues in linguistics. Applicants whose research crosses multiple areas of linguistics and cognate areas are especially welcomed.

Applicants should have:
- A PhD degree in linguistics;
- Strong commitment to excellence in research; and
- A record of excellence in research in the relevant field.

The Department collaborates closely with other departments and research units across the University. State-of-the-art research facilities (e.g., EEG systems, sound chambers, etc.) are available.

The primary medium of instruction of the Department is English, for both undergraduate and postgraduate classes.

The appointees will:
- Develop research in his/her areas of expertise;
- Teach undergraduate and postgraduate linguistics courses;
- Supervise projects and theses of undergraduate, MA, MPhil and PhD students; and
- Undertake administrative duties

Appointments will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing January 2022 or as early as possible, renewable subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement.

Application Procedure:
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the posts above. For more information and to apply online, please visit the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 31-Jul-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Office

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