Job opportunity: Assistant Professor Sign Linguistics or Language Acquisition, Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages

Research Assistant Professor

(Ref. 1011/039(482)/2) (Closing date: November 8, 2010)

Applicants should have a PhD degree in linguistics, with expertise in sign linguistics or language acquisition by deaf children. The appointee will serve both the Department and the Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf

Studies. Duties include (a) leading research projects conducted by the Centre; and (b) teaching and training postgraduate and undergraduate students in sign linguistics and language acquisition by deaf children.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one to two years commencing November 2010, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years, and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at the URL below. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure

Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers together with names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the address below (Fax: (852) 2696 1462) by the closing date. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ on cover.

Application Deadline: 08-Nov-2011

Mailing Address for Applications:

Personnel Office

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Shatin N.T.

Hong Kong

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