Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor - (230002X8)
Department/ Unit: Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Closing date: January 2, 2024
Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages is a young and vibrant Department established in 2004, devoted to the study of language and mind, with strengths in theoretical linguistics, language acquisition, bilingualism, sign linguistics, and language disorders. We are seeking a phonologist who has expertise in current phonological theory. The appointment will be at the rank of Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor, depending on the credentials of the candidate.
The Department is particularly interested in applicants whose research has a strong grounding in linguistic theory and who employ conventional and/or contemporary research methods to address core issues in linguistics. Applicants whose research crosses multiple areas of linguistics and cognate areas are especially welcomed.
Applicants should have (i) a Ph.D. degree in linguistics; (ii) a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii) an established track record in phonology. Research expertise in the phonology of the languages of China will be a definite advantage.
The primary medium of instruction of the Department is English, for both undergraduate and postgraduate classes. The appointee will (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate linguistics courses; (b) supervise projects and theses of undergraduate, MA, MPhil, and PhD students; (c) develop research in his/her areas of expertise; and (d) undertake administrative duties.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2024, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.Job
: Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic PostsOrganization
: Department of Linguistics and Modern LanguagesUnposting Date
: Jan 2, 2024