The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Applications are invited for:-
Department of Linguistics and Modern
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant
(Ref: 210002S2) (Closing Date: February 28, 2022)
The Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages is a young and
vibrant Department, 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 sign linguist. 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 the linguistics of sign languages. Applicants whose
research crosses multiple areas of linguistics and cognate areas
are especially welcome.
Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in linguistics or a related
field; (ii) a strong commitment to effective teaching; and (iii) a
record of excellence in research in the relevant field consistent
with rank and history of employment.
The primary medium of instruction of the Department is English, for
both undergraduate and postgraduate classes. The Department
collaborates closely with other departments and research units
across the University, and is equipped with state-of-the-art
research facilities, including sound chambers, eye trackers, and
The appointee is expected to (a) teach undergraduate and
postgraduate courses in linguistics and sign linguistics; (b)
supervise projects and theses of undergraduate, MA, MPhil and PhD
students; (c) conduct programmatic 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 September 2022 or as early as possible,
which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term
appointment or substantiation later.
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted
online for the post above. For more information and to apply
online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.