24.121, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Historical Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, National University of Singapore

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Subject: 24.121, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Historical Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, National University of Singapore

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Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:10:19
From: Lillian Low [chslowl at nus.edu.sg]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; English; Historical Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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University or Organization: National University of Singapore 
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore 
Web Address: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/chs/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics 

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


Tenure-track position in Chinese Historical Linguistics

The Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, invites
applications for one position in Chinese Historical Linguistics. Preference
will be given to applicants who are able to teach in one or more of the
following areas: Chinese Historical Phonology (声韵), Chinese Semiology (训诂),
Chinese writing system (文字), Chinese dialects (方言) and have done research on
Singapore Chinese Languages.

The successful and suitably qualified candidate will be appointed as Assistant
Professor/Associate Professor (tenure track) commencing January 2014. The
minimum academic qualification for the appointment is a doctoral degree. This
staff member is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses (in
Mandarin Chinese and English), and supervise graduate students.  Candidates
should have strong research training and potential.  For appointment to
Associate Professor and above, candidates must be able to demonstrate a track
record of significant publications and successful teaching. Compensation at
NUS is competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments,
performance bonuses, a housing allowance, and other benefits, as well as
generous research and conference travel support. NUS is a leader in research
and higher education in Asia located in a thriving city-state and vibrant
global city.

Candidates should send, preferably by email attachment to the application
email address below, the following:
1. A detailed CV
2. Statements of research and teaching interests
3. Sample syllabi and evidence of effective teaching
4. At least two publications representing their best work (five for the
position of Associate Professor and above)
5. Photocopies of academic transcripts and certificates
6. Three letters of reference for the post of Assistant Professor (you may ask
your institution or placement service to forward a dossier that includes
reference letters)
7. Six names of referees with full contact details for the post of Associate
Professor and above.

Alternatively, you may mail the application materials to the application
address below.

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2013. Application review will
begin after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information, please refer to these websites:
Working in National University of Singapore
Department of Chinese Studies http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/chs
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg
National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2013 
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Manager Lillian Low 
	Dept of Chinese Studies, FASS 
	National University of Singapore 
	5 Arts Link, Level 3, Shaw Foundation Building 
	Singapore 117570 
Email Address for Applications: chsbox8 at nus.edu.sg 
Contact Information:
	Manager Lillian Low 
	Email: chslowl at nus.edu.sg 
	Phone: 65-65166894 
	Fax: 65-67794167 

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