24.449, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Ling; Ling & Literature; Bilingualism & Communication; Translation: Asst/Assoc Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 24.449, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Ling; Ling & Literature; Bilingualism & Communication; Translation: Asst/Assoc Prof, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:13:21
From: Angie Chau [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Bilingualism & Communication; 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, Hong Kong 
Web Address: http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Translation; Bilingualism and Communication

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 programms 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

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Applied Chinese Linguistics/Chinese
Literature/ Bilingualism and Communication/Chinese Language Education/Chinese
Linguistics/Translation and Interpreting (five posts).

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

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 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
Cantonese Linguistics, Cross-cultural Communication,  Speech Pathology, Speech
Therapy, Legal Translation, Media Translation, Interpreting, Teaching
Discipline-specific Chinese (e.g. Corporate Chinese, Legal Chinese, STEM
Chinese), or Classical Novel/Drama/Poetry (for international students);
(b)  at least five years’ relevant post-qualification experience and a good
record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements;
(c)  fluency in English; 
(d)  a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly activities and professional
service.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement of Associate
Professor / Assistant Professor in Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese
Linguistics / Translation and Interpreting on 18 May 2012 need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial
appointments for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing
contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. An
appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate 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 to the fax number below; or by mail  to Human Resources Office
to 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:  
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	Angie Chau 
	Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower 
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	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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