24.323, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Ling; General Ling; Translation: Asst/Assoc Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 24.323, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Ling; General Ling; Translation: Asst/Assoc Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:16:07
From: Angie Chau [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation: Asst/Assoc Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

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 University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
Job Location: , Hong Kong 
Web Address: http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation 

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

Description:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary
institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including
Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic
staff strength of around 1,200.  The total consolidated expenditure budget of
the University is close to HK$5 billion per year.

Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies

Professor in Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Foreign or
Second  Language Education / Translation and Interpreting (three posts)

The appointees will be required to:
(a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate
and postgraduate levels;
(b) take an important role in curriculum design and development; 
(c) undertake scholarly research as well as academic leadership in his/her
area of expertise;
(d) provide administrative support for academic and departmental affairs, and
play an active role in programme management for further development of the
Department’s objectives.

Successful candidates are expected to undertake academic research in his/her
area of expertise, including but not limited to application for external
research grants and participation in research projects.

Applicants should have:
(a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with a specialism in
Chinese Syntax, Applied Psycholinguistics, Applied Sociolinguistics, Bilingual
Corporate Communication, Cross-cultural Communication, First/Second Language
Acquisition, First/Second-Language Education Pedagogy,  Legal Translation,
Media Translation, or Interpreting;
(b) at least ten years’ relevant post-qualification experience and an
excellent record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements;
(c) fluency in English;
(d) a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly activities and professional
service.

Preference will be given to those who have fluency in Chinese (both written
and spoken).

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement of Professor in
Chinese Linguistics / Foreign or Second Language Education on 18 May 2012 need
not re-apply.]

Please visit the website at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more information
about the Department.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service:

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  An appropriate
term will be provided for appointment at Professor level. Applicants should
state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application:
Please submit application form via email to the application email address
below; by fax at (852) 2364 2166; or by mail to the Human Resources Office at
the application address below.  If you would like to provide a separate
curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help
speed up the recruitment process.

Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm.  Recruitment will continue until the
positions are filled.

Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for
recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.



Application Deadline:  Open until filled
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	Angie Chau 
	Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower 
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	Hung Hom, Kowloon - 
	Hong Kong  
Email Address for Applications: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job_external.htm 
Contact Information:
	Angie Chau 
	Email: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
	Fax: 852-2364 2166



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