27.3593, Jobs: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 27.3593, Jobs: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:02:07
From: April Leung [ctaprlsk at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Postdoctoral Fellow, 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 
Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Rank: Post Doc; Researcher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition 


Description:

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY 

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$6.6 billion (US$845 million) per year.  

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Postdoctoral Fellow (Ref. 16091201)
[Appointment period: twenty-four months]

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies at the Hong Kong Polytechnic
University (PolyU) welcomes aspiring scholars in language sciences to join the
Department as Postdoctoral Fellows.  Candidates will have the opportunity to
work with internationally renowned scholars and join over 100 academic staff
members in linguistics and language sciences at the Faculty of Humanities of
PolyU, which is ranked 23rd in the world (and 5th in Asia) in linguistics by
QS World University Subject Ranking 2014.  

Duties:

The appointee, under the guidance of the Supervisor, will assist in conducting
research in any one of the disciplines as covered by the Department.

Qualifications:

Applicants should have:

- a PhD degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution,
specialising in one or more of the following sub-disciplines: (i)
Multilingualism; (ii) Code-switching or Translanguaging; (iii) Medium of
Instruction (CLIL); (iv) Plurilingual Interaction and Plurilingual Identities;
(v) Child Acquisition of Language(s); (vi) Bilingual Education; (vii)
Bilingual Communication Strategies; and (viii) Ethnic Minority Students’ Needs
for Chinese.  Applicants must have no more than three years of
post-qualification experience at the time of application; and 

- a proven track record in high quality research as evidenced by publications
and other research outcomes. 

Applicants are invited to contact Ms April Leung; contact information can be
found below.

Remuneration:

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Applicants should
state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Application:

Please submit application form via email, fax or mail to the below application
addresses. 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 the application link below. Recruitment will continue until
the position is filled. Applications should be addressed directly to Ms April
Leung (please state Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies on the
envelope). Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection
Statement for recruitment can be found at
https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.



Application Deadline: 11-Mar-2017 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	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 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php 
Contact Information:
	April Leung 
	Email: ctaprlsk at polyu.edu.hk 
	Phone: 2766 4168 
	Fax: 2334 0185



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