24.2213, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Ling; General Ling; Translation; Ling and Lit: Lecturer, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

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Subject: 24.2213, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; English; Applied Ling; General Ling; Translation; Ling and Lit: Lecturer, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

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Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 11:56:11
From:  The Human Resources Office [hro at ied.edu.hk]
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation; Linguistics and Literature: Lecturer, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong

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University or Organization: The Hong Kong Institute of Education 
Department: Department of Faculty of Humanities
Job Location: Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong 
Web Address: http://www.ied.edu.hk
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Translation; cultural studies

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


The Hong Kong Institute of Education is a publicly funded tertiary institution
offering a full range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and
postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development
programmes to over 8,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying
in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture
disciplines. The Institute has a graduate school and three Faculties, namely;
Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty
of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (comprising altogether 16 departments,
with about 400 academic/teaching staff). It now features four institute-level
research centres and ten faculty-level research and development centres,
covering various areas of expertise in education, social sciences and the
liberal arts.

The institute aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific
region, focusing on education and complementary disciplines, and recognized
for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the
impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your
expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary institution at the
heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.

The Institute invites applications for the following post:
Lecturer (Translation)(Ref: Lect/FHM/0513)
Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty seeks applications for the post of Lecturer (academic track).  The
appointee will be responsible for teaching duties, especially Chinese-English
and English-Chinese translation and related courses (such as linguistics,
literature, or cultural studies -- depending on his or her expertise) in
undergraduate programmes and above. He/She will engage in programme
development, departmental and school services, research and publications, and
the application for research funding from external sources. Depending on
expertise, the appointee will be affiliated with Department of Literature and
Cultural Studies/Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in translation or closely-related
discipline and demonstrated ability to conduct high quality research.  PhD
students in their final year with good potential in research may also be
considered.  Highly qualified candidates may be considered for the rank of
Assistant Professor.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial
appointment will be made on a fixed term gratuity bearing contract. Fringe
benefits include leave, medical and dental benefits and, where applicable,
housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) The contact information email; or
(b) The application information address listed below.
The completed application form, together with full CV, should be sent to the
Human Resources Office by email or by fax. The search will continue until the
post is filled. Please quote the reference number of the position in the
application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are
short-listed will be contacted. Prospective employee(s) may be requested to
undergo sexual conviction record check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

Further information about the Institute is available at the Department URL

HKIEd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	The Human Resources Office 
	The Human Resources Office, 3/F, Administration Building, 
	The Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, 
	Tai Po, New Territories 852 
	Hong Kong  
Email Address for Applications: hro at ied.edu.hk 
Contact Information
	The Human Resources Office 
	Email: hro at ied.edu.hk 
	Fax: (852) 2948 6005 

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