27.5059, Jobs: General Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Macau

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Subject: 27.5059, Jobs:  General Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Macau

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Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:51:41
From: University of Macau Human Ressources Office [vacancy at umac.mo]
Subject: General Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Macau, Macau, China

 
University or Organization: University of Macau 
Department: Department of English
Job Location: China, Macau 
Web Address: http://fah.umac.mo
Job Title: Associate / Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 


Description:

The Department of English of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites
applications for the position of Associate / Assistant Professor of
Linguistics.

The Department of English is an established and distinguished multinational,
scholarly community. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in English
Studies focusing on Linguistics and Literary Studies, as well as a Minor
programme in Translation Studies. At the postgraduate level the Department
offers an MA in English Studies, an MA in Translation Studies and a new MA in
Second Language Acquisition (delivered with the Departments of Portuguese and
Chinese). There are two PhD areas in (i) English Linguistics and (ii) English
Literary Studies. The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is home to the Centre for
Studies in Translation, Interpreting and Cognition, and a state-of-the-art
Cognitive Laboratory. The Department of English aims to recruit staff who will
collaborate in research and teaching in the areas of cognition, translation
and/or language acquisition.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will have a PhD degree in Linguistics or
Translation/Interpreting Studies, and will preferably have a background in
computer programming and statistics. The applicant should have teaching
experience at tertiary-level institutions and a record of quality research
publications. Preference will be given to applicants who have a research
specialisation in psycholinguistics and/or neurolinguistics, and experience in
studying language processing and/or translation/interpreting using instruments
such as eye-tracker, key-logging, EEG, etc. Proficiency in Chinese is also a
considerable advantage. The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate
and MA courses, and to supervise students at MA and PhD levels. The appointee
will also be required to continue to publish research in quality publications,
such as international, indexed scholarly journals.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2017.

Position and Remuneration:

Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate
with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and
professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but
is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions. 

Application Procedure:

Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply
ONLINE at the application URL below (Ref. No.: FAH/ENGL/12/2016). When
applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English
translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. 'Research
Work/Publication'). Other documents may be submitted as needed or as
available. Review of applications will commence on 15 February 2017 and
continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their
applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3
months of application.  

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute
of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the
right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and
experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for
recruitment purpose only.

Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be
given to Macau permanent residents.



Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2017 (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://www.umac.mo/vacancy 
Contact Information:
	University of Macau Human Ressources Office 
	Email: vacancy at umac.mo 
	Phone: (853) 8822 8553 
	Fax: (853) 8822 2412 


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