27.5113, Jobs: Chinese; English: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Semantics; Syntax; Translation: Asst/Assoc Professor / Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 27.5113, Jobs:  	Chinese; English: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Semantics; Syntax; Translation: Asst/Assoc Professor / Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:38:27
From:  Human Resources Office [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Chinese; English: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Semantics; Syntax; Translation: Asst/Assoc Professor / Professor, 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.cbs.polyu.edu.hk
Job Title: Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor; Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Semantics; Syntax; Translation 

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

Description:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies

Please visit the website at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk for more information
about the Department.

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in (1) Applied Language
Sciences; (2) Bilingualism and Communication / Asian Languages and Linguistics
/ Area Studies; (3) Chinese Linguistics; (4) Chinese Language Education /
Chinese Literature; (5) Translation and Interpreting (several posts)
 
The appointees will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning
activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an
important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic
research in his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to
application for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support
for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role
in programme management; and (e) render professional service to the discipline
and/or the community at large.  Appointees at Professor level will be expected
to provide academic leadership in his/her area of expertise.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with
the specialism in Language Pathology and/or Speech Therapy for (1);
Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism, Japanese Language Studies,
Bilingual Media, Corporate Communication or a related field for (2); Chinese
Philology, Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Cantonese Linguistics for
(3); Teaching Discipline-specific Chinese (e.g. Corporate Chinese, Legal
Chinese, STEM Chinese), or Classical Chinese Novel/Drama/Poetry (for both
native and international students) for (4); and Chinese-English Translation
and Interpreting (involving Cantonese and/or Putonghua) for (5).  For (1) and
(2), preference will be given to those who have fluency in Chinese (both
written and spoken).
 
Applicants should also have (a) relevant post-qualification teaching and
research experience and a proven record of relevant academic and/or
professional achievements; (b) a high level of fluency in English; and (c) a
strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and
professional service.

Post specifications of the above positions can be obtained from
https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/external_adv/academic.php.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment
will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement
thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  For general information on terms
and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please
visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm.  Applicants should
state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please submit application form via email, fax or by mail to Human Resources
Office (see contact information and address for applications 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 position are filled.  Details of 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: 30-Dec-2017 
	Human Resources Office 
	13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower 
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	Hung Hom, Kowloon  
	Hong Kong  
Email Address for Applications: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
Contact Information
	Human Resources Office 
	Email: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
	Fax: (852) 2764 3374 


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