23.2039, Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong

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Subject: 23.2039, Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong

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Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:56:49
From: Vivian Chu [vpschu at hku.hk]
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong

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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: , Hong Kong 
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.hku.hk/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor  

Specialty Areas: Syntax 


Assistant Professor in Syntax in the School of Humanities 
(Ref.: 201200384)

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor of 
Syntax in the School of Humanities (Linguistics), from September 1, 
2012 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term 
basis, with the possibility of renewal. Appointees with demonstrated 
performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the 
second three-year contract.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent by the date of 
appointment. Candidates are expected to show evidence of a strong 
record of research and teaching in syntax, with secondary 
specializations in morphology or semantics. He/She is expected to 
teach courses offered in the department such as Syntactic theory, 
Lexical-functional grammar, Morphology and Semantics. Information 
about the School can be obtained at the web address below. 
Inquiries about the post should be sent to Ms. Vivian Chu, School of 
Humanities at the contact email below.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with 
the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At 
current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The 
appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University 
contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of 
basic salary, as well as leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits 
will be provided as applicable.

Applicants who have responded to the last advertisement (Ref.: 
20100744) need not re-apply.

Applicants should send an application form and an up-to-date C.V. to 
the application email below. Application forms (341/1111) can be 
obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further 
particulars can be obtained at the application URL below. Applicants 
are also requested to have three confidential references (quoting 
Ref.: 201200384) sent directly by the referees to Ling0384 at hku.hk. 

The posting closes May 31, 2012.

The University thanks applicants for their interests, but advises that 
only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to 
a No-Smoking Policy.

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the 
highest international standards of excellence in teaching and 
research, and has been at the international forefront of academic 
scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive 
range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 
10 faculties and about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. 
There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students 
coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,800 members of 
academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are 
internationally renowned.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2012 
Email Address for Applications: Ling0384 at hku.hk 
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.hku.hk/jd.php?id=201200384 
Contact Information:
	Ms. Vivian Chu 
	Email: vpschu at hku.hk 

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