Job ref no.: C/R/146/03
City University of Hong Kong

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant in the Department of Linguistics and Translation

City University of Hong Kong

  • Competitive pay

Project : Phonetic and Phonological Characteristics of Workplace English Produced by University Graduates in Hong Kong

Duties : Assist in experimental design, speech recording and intelligibility assessment; train helpers for data entry; perform acoustic analysis and prepare reports.

The appointment will be for 12 months with possibility of extension.

Requirements : A Master’s degree in Linguistics (specializing in Phonetics and Language Acquisition), with experience in experimental design and acoustic analysis.  Strong record in research, excellent command of written and spoken English are required.  Proficiency in Cantonese would be an advantage.

Candidates with a PhD and no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience may be considered for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 5 August 2018.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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More job information
Job ref no. C/R/146/03 (CT3116455-01#0010)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Kowloon Tong
Employment Term
  • Temporary
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Master's degree