26.2006, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor / Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 26.2006, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor / Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:45:46
From: Carol Chan [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Professor / Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong 
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Title: Professor / Associate Professor in English Language Studies
Job Rank: Associate Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Department of English

Professor / Associate Professor in English Language Studies (three posts)   

The Department of English is now inviting applications for three positions of
Professor/Associate Professor in English Language Studies, with a view to
boosting research activity and output in one (or more) of its five key
research areas as well as providing teaching expertise and leadership in the
areas of Language Testing and Assessment, Language Arts, Healthcare
Communication and Corpus/Computational Linguistics.

The appointees will be required to (a) teach subjects in English Language
Studies on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (full-time and
part-time); (b) contribute to the curriculum design and materials development
of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by the Department;
(c) supervise undergraduate and postgraduate student projects (including PhD
supervision); (d) actively conduct research in the Department’s research areas
and contribute to the development of its research strengths; and (e) assist in
the administration of the Department.
Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in English Language Studies, Applied
Linguistics (including testing and language assessment), Language Arts, or
Corpus/Computational Linguistics; (b) a recognised teaching qualification; (c)
post-qualification teaching experience at tertiary level, including teaching
subjects relevant to English Language Studies, with a demonstrated record of
excellence in teaching; (d) an excellent track record of research and
publication, including experience in project-based research; and (e)
native/near-native competence in English, and excellent English communication

Preference will be given to those with research orientations which can
contribute to the Department’s development of its key areas of research. 
Certain abilities and areas of expertise will also be considered as added
strengths, such as the ability to speak Spanish, French and/or German or
experience in teaching one or more of these languages, background in Natural
Language Processing (e.g. in support of corpus development and analysis), and
the ability to teach Language Arts or aspects of literature in English (in
addition to core expertise in English language studies).

Please visit the website at http://www.engl.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 appointments at Associate Professor and Professor
levels.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the


Please submit application form via email to the application email below; by
fax (below); or by mail to the 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/en/guide_forms/forms.php.   Recruitment will
continue until the positions are filled.  Details of the University’s Personal
Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

Application Deadline: 12-Sep-2015 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Ms Carol Chan 
	Human Resources Office 
	13/F Li Ka Shing Tower 
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	Kowloon 000 
	Hong Kong  
Email Address for Applications: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
Contact Information:
	Miss Carol Chan 
	Email: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
	Fax: (852) 2764 3374 

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