27.5189, Jobs: Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Macau

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Subject: 27.5189, Jobs: Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Macau

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Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:45:14
Subject: Japanese; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Macau, Macau, China

University or Organization: University of Macau 
Department: Center for Japanese Studies
Job Location: Macau, China 
Web Address: http://www.umac.mo/
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Japanese
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


The Centre for Japanese Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites
applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Japanese.

The Centre for Japanese Studies is an established and distinguished scholarly
community with a strong international tradition for the teaching of Japanese
language. In addition to its undergraduate BA programme in Japanese Studies,
the Centre offers an undergraduate Minor in Japanese Studies, as well as
possible PhD supervision across the range of the department’s expertise. The
Centre has particular strengths in Japanese linguistics and Japanese
Education. In addition to undergraduate language teaching, graduate-level
teaching and supervision may be possible within related areas of study.


Applicants must hold a PhD in Japanese Studies or in a related area.
Applicants should have an excellent record of tertiary teaching and
supervision experience and a record of research and publication at an
international level. Applicants with academic specialization in Japanese
History and Culture would be particularly welcome. Applicants should have
native or near-native fluency in Japanese along with extensive experience
teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language. A good command of English and
administrative experience are especially welcome. 

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in as early as 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/JS/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.  

Human Resources Office:

University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China 
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment;  Email: vacancy at umac.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8553;  Fax: +853 8822 2412

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.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2017 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment 
Contact Information:
	Email: vacancy at umac.mo 
	Phone: +853 8822 8553 
	Fax: +853 8822 2412 


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