Lunch meeting on career planning with Adam Jaworski

A meeting on academic career planning with Professor Adam Jaworski (HKU). The meeting is open to everyone. Please sign up if you want to come! 

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Professor of Sociolinguistics Adam Jaworski from the University of Hong Kong will be visiting MultiLing in week 41. On 9 October we are organizing a meeting on academic career planning where he will share from his experience. Anyone is welcome to, especially PhD and post-doctoral fellows.

Jaworski will be giving a short introduction on priorities of hiring committees, research track record that matters (journals and other publications; books and book proposals; conferences), CV and cover letter writing/formatting, interview preparation, networking and disciplinarity to be followed by questions from the participants and discussion. We will be serving a light lunch to registered attendees.


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About Adam Jaworski

Adam Jaworski is Chair Professor of Sociolinguistics in the School of English, University of Hong Kong. He worked previously at Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznań), Birkbeck, University of London, where he continues his association with the Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication as an Honorary Research Fellow, and Cardiff University. His research interests include discursive and multimodal approaches to tourism, mobility and globalization; display of languages in space; media discourse; nonverbal communication; and text-based art. His most recent book is The Elite Discourse (Routledge, 2018, with Crispin Thurlow). He is member of the editorial board of the following journals: Discourse, Context & Media, Discourse & Society, Journal of Language and Politics, Journal of Sociolinguistics, Language in Society, Linguistic Landscape, The Mouth, Multilingua, and Visual Communication, among others. With Brook Bolander, he co-edits the Oxford University Press book series, Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics.

Published Sep. 14, 2018 4:22 PM - Last modified Sep. 14, 2018 4:23 PM