Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Linguistics) in the Department of Linguistics and Translation [Ref. C/693/09]

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

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Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

Duties

Conduct quality and innovative research and publish in high-impact journals; teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and undertake administrative duties in course development, student activities, or programme management.

Requirements

A PhD in Linguistics or related disciplines.  Candidates should have ability to undertake research and teaching in Linguistics and Language Application, particularly in the following areas: neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics or computational linguistics.  Other areas of interest include empirical or corpus linguistics, general linguistics, semantics and pragmatics, second language acquisition and learning, sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong interest, training and publication record in interdisciplinary research that bridges linguistics with neuroscience or data science.

Excellent teaching and professional experience with international exposure and establishment, strong research and administrative ability, and a proven record of publications would be advantages.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Linguistics and Translation, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email: tinachoy@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: tinachoy@cityu.edu.hk).  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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