24.556, Jobs: Applied Ling; Second Language Acq: Asst/Assoc Professor, City University of Hong Kong

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Subject: 24.556, Jobs: Applied Ling; Second Language Acq: Asst/Assoc Professor, City University of Hong Kong

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Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 10:56:07
From:  Human Resources Office [hrojob at cityu.edu.hk]
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition: Asst/Assoc Professor, City University of Hong Kong, HKG, Hong Kong

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University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong 
Job Location: HKG, Hong Kong 
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition


Description:

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is
pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a
publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and
developing students' talent and creating applicable knowledge to support
social and economic advancement.

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Applied Linguistics)
Department of English [Ref. C/179/49]

The Department of English is a leading centre for English studies in the Asian
region, and has an international reputation for its research on English
language and literature, creative writing and professional communication. It
is entering an exciting new stage of development with new initiatives in
English for the creative professions, digital media, literary and cultural
studies, rhetoric and composition, and interdisciplinary studies. The
Department was ranked 35th in the world in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds
survey.  Further information is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/en/.

Requirements:
Young or mid-career scholars with ambitious research agendas and creative
ideas for teaching and course development. Areas of particular interest
include discourse analysis, English for specific purposes, English as a
global/international language, language planning and policy, literacy studies,
phonology, second language acquisition, second language writing, and testing
and evaluation. Candidates should hold a PhD in Applied Linguistics or related
disciplines, demonstrate the capacity to produce high quality scholarly output
and be able to design innovative courses.  Experience working with Asian
students is desirable.

The post offers significant opportunities for career development including
strong support for research and conference attendance and opportunities for
collaboration with eminent scholars. It is a substantiation-track position.

(For further information or queries, please email Dr. Rodney Jones at
enrodney at cityu.edu.hk.)

Salary and Conditions of Service:
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual
performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and
dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial
appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application:
Further information on the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk,
or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee
Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311/email :
hrojob at cityu.edu.hk].

Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae and names of three
referees to the Human Resources Office.  Applications received by 20 March
2013 will receive full consideration.  Please quote the reference of the post
in the application and on the envelope.  The University thanks all applicants
for their interest; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The
University reserves the right not to fill the position.  Personal data
provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the
University's personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon
request.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are
committed to the principle of diversity.  We encourage applications from all
qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our
staff.



Application Deadline: 20-Mar-2013 
	  
Email Address for Applications: hrojob at cityu.edu.hk 
Contact Information
	Human Resources Office 
	Email: hrojob at cityu.edu.hk 
	Fax: (852) 2788 1154 





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