27.3828, Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 27.3828, Jobs:  Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:32:40
From:  Human Resources Office [hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Department of English

Rank: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Specialties:
- Language & Professional Communication
- Language Teaching & Learning
- Linguistics, English Language & Systemic Functional Linguistics
- Communication & Media
- Intercultural Communication & Area Studies

The Department of English within the Faculty of Humanities at The Hong Kong
Polytechnic University has a long history of producing high quality graduates
for the professional workplace.  Our focus areas are professional
communication and applied language studies, and we provide teaching to
undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. With a team of close to 30
full-time academic staff, the Department is also actively engaged in applied
research in language and communication. Information can be obtained through
the departmental homepage at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/engl/, including
information about the key areas of research at
http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/Research_detail.php?recid=27. 
 
Priority will be given to candidates whose research expertise and teaching
experience are within one or more of the Department’s five key research areas
as listed above.

The appointees will be required to (a) teach subjects in the Department’s
undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes; (b) contribute to the
curriculum design and materials development; (c) supervise undergraduate and
postgraduate student projects (including PhD supervision); (d) actively
conduct research in the Department’s research areas and contribute to the
development of its research strengths; and (e) assist in the administration of
the Department.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in one of the Department’s five key
research areas; (b) a recognised teaching qualification; (c)
post-qualification teaching experience in relevant subjects at tertiary level
with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching; (d) an excellent track
record of published research, including experience in project-based research
and grant applications; and (e) excellent English language and communication
skills.

Applicants are required to submit evidence of performance in teaching together
with the completed application.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial
appointment for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing
contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  An
appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor and
Professor levels.  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 to the email address below, or by fax at the
number 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 downloaded from the application
URL below.  The closing date for application is Monday, 31 October 2016. 
Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the
closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.  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: 31-Oct-2016 
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
	Human Resources Office 
	Email: hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk 
	Fax: (852) 2764 3374 


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