Hong Kong Baptist U: Communication Studies (China)

“JobProfessor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: February 20, 2020.

The Department invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Communication and Public Relations. The successful candidates must have a PhD degree in communication or a relevant field, and should be able to teach public relations courses and/or communication studies courses (e.g., interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, information technology and social impact, and empirical research methods).

Hong Kong Baptist U: Research Prof in Linguistics (China)

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Research Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: February 6, 2020.

The Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University, invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor in linguistics. Applicants should possess (1) a PhD in linguistics or a closely-related discipline and (2) an active, impact-bearing research programme including evidence of (or potential for) successfully granted research funded from public and/or private sources. Applicants possessing credible experience in cross-disciplinary research, promoting promising ties with potential collaborating institutions, and engendering social impact through their research programme will be broadly considered. The appointee is expected to teach no more than two courses each year in relation to his/her expertise.

Hong Kong Baptist U: Translation/Interpreting (Hong Kong)

“JobAssociate Professor / Assistant Professor in Translation or Interpreting, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. Deadline: 17 August 2019.

The HKBU Translation Programme was established in 1990, and from 1 September 2019 will become the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, having been awarded full independent departmental status.

The Department offers programmes at BA, MA and Research Postgraduate levels, and is among the most internationalized such departments in the region, with an academic staff that comprises members from Hong Kong, Mainland, Taiwan, Spain, the UK and Australia. The Department has particular strengths in literary translation, minority cultures in translation, and interpreting, and is also seeking to expand its profile in the field of translation technology.

The Department is now seeking applicants for the above position. Applicants from all areas of the discipline will be considered. Preference will be given to those with expertise in one of the following clusters: (i) translation technology, translation-related applications of big data, and localization; (ii) interpreting studies; and (iii) minority translation studies. The ability to teach related linguistics courses will be considered an advantage. Given the Chinese/English orientation of the majority of the Department’s course offerings, a command of Chinese is expected.

CFP Sociolinguistics Symposium (Hong Kong)

ConferencesCall for Papers: Sociolinguistics Symposium 23: Unsettling Language, University of Hong Kong, 16-19 June 2020. Deadline: 14 October 2019. NOTE Change in dates!

As a premier gathering of international sociolinguists, this biennial event has emerged as a unique and innovative forum to develop and exchange new ideas, broaden the scope of the discipline, and create new academic networks. From its beginnings as a small meeting of UK-based academics in 1976, Sociolinguistic Symposium has grown into the largest sociolinguistic conference in the world.

Its Hong Kong edition will mark the conference’s first appearance in Asia. The theme of the conference is Unsettling Language. The contemporary world is an unsettled place due to numerous conflict zones, forced migration, economic imbalances and uncertainties, as well as ideological extremism resulting in (or caused by) unsettling language emanating from powerful people, political organizations, and the media. As a form of social action, this sort of language requires serious, critical consideration, assessment and counter-action.

Furthermore, the notion of ‘language’ itself is undergoing a critical reassessment in how it is being theorized. Language is increasingly understood as more than ‘just’ a set of linguistic resources. Its embodied nature, the materiality of its modalities (speech and writing), interaction with other modalities (sound, music, images, etc.), and with time and space, requires integration of broader contexts of analysis, multimodal data sets, and multidisciplinary approaches. We invite abstracts addressing the conference theme as well as other contributions focusing on current and innovative themes and theoretical challenges.

Hong Kong Polytechnic: Applied Language Sciences (Hong Kong)

“JobAssistant Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Translation and Interpreting (two posts), Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Deadline: 2 June 2019.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.

The appointees will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in their areas of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; and (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large.

Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication.  Deadline: 29 May 2019.

In addition to comparable duties as listed above, applicants for this position will also be expected to: (f) provide academic leadership in his/her areas of expertise; and (g) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Meeting of Minds@HKU (Hong Kong)

“JobMeeting of Minds@HKU Forum for Outstanding Young Scholars, October 14 -15, 2019, Hong Kong.

The Meeting of Minds@HKU Forum for Outstanding Young Scholars is a 2-day forum to discuss grand challenges through the lens of advanced knowledge, discovery and innovation across science, the humanities, and social sciences. This forum engages participants in intellectually stimulating and creative dialogue to explore how to ignite collective will, wisdom and innovation to improve the human condition. Participants interested in joining HKU as assistant professors will be invited for recruitment interviews, so this is both a conference and a job opportunity.

Hong Kong U: Strategy/International Business (Hong Kong)

“JobProfessor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Strategy/International Business, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Strategy/International Business (IB) in the Faculty of Business and Economics, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal with consideration for tenure during the second fixed-term contract.  The successful candidate with more experience and qualifications may be considered for direct tenure subject to approval.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Strategy, IB or Management, with potential for high-quality research and teaching.  Preferences will be given to those specialized in Strategy/IB areas such as corporate strategy, firm boundaries and organization, with a focus on strategies in emerging economies.  The appointee is expected to publish in top-tier strategy/IB journals and to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Hong Kong U: Marketing (Hong Kong)

“JobProfessor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Marketing, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 11, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Marketing in the Faculty of Business and Economics, to commence on July 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal, or on tenured terms for exceptionally outstanding candidates subject to approval.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, with preference given to those with a research focus on quantitative marketing, marketing strategy, or services marketing.  Research excellence (i.e. published papers or papers in advanced stages in top-tier marketing or related journals) and strong teaching performance are expected.  The appointee is expected to be committed to high-quality scholarly research and teaching undergraduate and/or graduate marketing courses.

Hong Kong Baptist U Job Ads: Communication (Hong Kong)

“JobProfessor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. Deadline: 31 March 2019.

The Department consists of three areas: Advertising and Branding, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations, and offers an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic environment. The Department invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Communication and Public Relations starting September 2019 or January 2020. The successful candidates must have a PhD degree in communication or a relevant field, and should be able to teach public relations courses and/or communication studies courses (e.g., interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, information technology and social impact, and empirical research methods).

U Hong Kong Job Ad: Applied Linguistics (Hong Kong)

“JobAssistant Professor/Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, Centre for Applied English Studies, University of Hong Kong. Deadline: 7 January 2019.

A Ph.D. degree in Applied Linguistics or a closely related field is needed for Assistant Professor and highly preferred for Senior Lecturer. Applicants for both should have the experience of teaching Applied Linguistics/TESOL courses and supervising students at the postgraduate level. The Centre is ideally seeking expertise in teaching and researching one or more of the following areas: second language acquisition, pronunciation/phonology, vocabulary teaching & learning, or intercultural communication. Other areas of expertise that can complement the Centre’s strengths may also be considered.