[Corpora-List] Call for applications: Research assistant_pragmatic marker analysis

janice pan junrpan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 9 23:17:24 CEST 2017

Dear colleagues,

Grateful if you can help to spread news on the following recruitment information (MA or PhD holders a plus):

Link to the official job ad: https://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/i ndex.php?page_id=6&menu_id=222&f=job).

Many thanks!

Best, Jun

--------------------------------------- Jun Pan (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor, Translation Programme Programme Director, M.A. Programme in Translation and Bilingual Communication Hong Kong Baptist University Tel: 852-3411-2259 Fax: 852-3411-7853 E-mail: janicepan at hkbu.edu.hk


Employment Opportunities


*Department of English Language and Literature*

*Translation Programme*

*Research Assistant (PR005/17-18)*

The appointee will assist in a research project on political/diplomatic interpreting. Duties and responsibilities of the appointee will involve but not limited to a) web search and transcription of speeches and/or other information in English and/or Cantonese/Putonghua; b) linguistic annotation and analysis (e.g., pragmatic markers) of transcribed speeches in English and/or Cantonese/Putonghua; and c) assisting in the development of computer tools for corpus annotation and corpus navigation.

Applicants should possess at least a Bachelor's degree and have a strong background in at least one of the following areas: pragmatics and/or discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, applied linguistics, translation studies, and/or computer programming. Proficiency in English is expected. Previous research experience, in particular working knowledge in corpus-analytic methodology and experience in data annotation, will be a plus.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

*Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.*

*Application Procedure:*

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. The completed application form should be sent to the same address by post or by e-mail to recruit at hkbu.edu.hk. Please quote *PR* number on all correspondence. Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

*Closing date: 20 July 2017*

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