26.2069, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 26.2069, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:47:27
From: Angie Chau [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

University or Organization: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
Department: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Job Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong 
Web Address: http://www.polyu.edu.hk
Job Title: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Research Assistant Professor
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics 

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


Global Search for Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor /
Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Chinese and Bilingual

The Institution

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 $5.5 billion (US $705 million) per year.

The Department

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent
departments of the Faculty of Humanities.  One of the missions of the
Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is to promote and develop studies
of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese
contexts.  It has built a reputation in Applied Chinese Language Studies, and
seeks to extend its strength in areas like Bilingualism (including Translation
and Interpreting), Cross-Cultural Communication and East Asian Studies. 
Another mission of the Department is to offer profession-based programmes that
meet the career aspirations of young adults in Hong Kong and Greater China. 
It offers bachelor, master, and doctoral programmes in Bilingual Corporate
Communication, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Speech Therapy,
Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Translating and Interpreting.  It also
offers programmes in Korean/Japanese Business Communication at bachelor and
master levels.  Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation
Studies, a PolyU-Peking U Research Centre in Chinese Linguistics, a Speech
Therapy Unit, and a Chinese Language Centre which provides training in Chinese
language and Putonghua for the whole university.  The Department has over 90
full-time academic staff members.  Please visit the website at
http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the Department.

The Department is looking for enthusiastic, established and suitably qualified
persons with PhD degrees to join the Department to take part in a number of
teaching and research activities.  Openings now available can be found in our
Career Opportunities at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/index.php.  You are
welcome to send in your curriculum vitae with an application form indicating
your research interest and the level of position applied for.  

For details of the research areas of the Department, please visit the web site
at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk or contact Professor Shi Dingxu, the Head of
the Department at dingxu.shi at polyu.edu.hk.

To Apply

Please send in a detailed curriculum vitae together with an application form
downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php to
Human Resources Office (address below); via email (below); or by fax (below). 
Applicants may contact hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk for general enquiries.  The
University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be
found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2015 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Human Resources Office 
	13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower 
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	Hung Hom 
	Hong Kong  
Email Address for Applications: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
Contact Information:
	Ms Angie Chau 
	Email: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
	Fax: (852) 2764 3374 

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