29.3023, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Subject: 29.3023, Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:35:17
From: Melody Ho [hrmelody at polyu.edu.hk]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 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
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 

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

Description:

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 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of
the University is in excess of HK$7.5 billion.

Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
 
Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication /
Chinese Linguistics / Chinese Language Education (Ref. 18071907)
 
The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent
departments of the Faculty of Humanities. More information about the CBS
Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/. 
 
The appointee will be required to:
- Engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and
postgraduate levels;
- Assume an important role in curriculum design and development; 
- Undertake academic research in his/her areas of expertise, including but not
limited to making applications for external research grants; 
- Provide administrative support for academic development and departmental
objectives, and play an active role in programme management; 
- Render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large;
- Provide academic leadership in his/her areas of expertise; and 
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her
delegates.
 
Applicants should have: 
- A PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with one of the following
specialisms: i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language
Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with
usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics.
Additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or
language and literature will be a significant advantage; ii) Bilingual
Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication,
Bilingualism/Multilingualism or related fields; iii) Cantonese Linguistics
(e.g. Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Phonology); or iv) Chinese
Language Education, and/or Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language; 
- Substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent
record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; 
- A high level of fluency in English; and 
- A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and
professional service. For the post in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism
and Communication, preference will be given to those who are fluent in
Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese. For the post in
Chinese Language Education, preference will be given to those who are familiar
with primary and secondary education in Hong Kong, and/or the International
Baccalaureate curriculum. 
 
Application:
Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li
Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong
Kong or via email to hrstaff at polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be obtained
via the above channels or downloaded from
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate
curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form
which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue
until the position is filled. 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:  (Open until filled)
	  
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 


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