Lecturer, Indonesian Language and Studies

Canberra, Australia
Tuesday, 8 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 15 July 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $99,809 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (5 years, commencing late 2021 or January 2022)

About Us

The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The College hosts the largest number of regional experts and specialist academic programs in the English-speaking world, and plays a vital role in informing public policy and Australia's intellectual engagement with the societies, cultures and economies of Asia and the Pacific.

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The School of Culture, History and Language is the focus of research and teaching in Asian and Pacific humanities, social sciences and languages and seeks to build excellence in understanding and capability in engaging with the Asia and Pacific region. The key disciplines that are represented in the School are anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, gender studies, history, linguistics, and languages, all contributing to the foundational knowledge of Asia and the Pacific.

CHL is a community of researchers dedicated to investigating and learning with and about the people, languages, and lands of Asia and the Pacific. We are proud that the study, teaching and valuing of Asian and Pacific languages at the School is unrivalled in Australia. Excellence in language education is a core value of our scholarly enterprise. This excellence underpins the cultural knowledge and expertise of our scholars.

Learn more about CHL: http://chl.anu.edu.au/ 

The Opportunity

CHL is seeking to appoint a scholar to make a substantial contribution to its Indonesian language program, who has a track record of field research and high-quality publications on Indonesia. The ANU Indonesian language program has a distinguished record of teaching and innovation, and links to the ANU’s strengths at the College level on Indonesian history, politics, economics, languages, society and culture.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  1. Make a substantial contribution to the teaching and development of the School’s undergraduate Indonesian language program, including teaching on-campus at the ANU, developing materials, and building student cohorts to enhance the reputation and innovation of ANU programs in Indonesian language.
  2. Conduct research in an area of theoretical and practical significance on Indonesia which contributed to one or more of the programs in the School of Culture, History and Language.
  3. Participate actively in the interdisciplinary activities of the School of Culture History and Language, including supervision of postgraduate students and other related administration and outreach activities.

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment of five years commencing late 2021 or early 2022. The successful candidate will begin teaching into the Indonesian language program in semester 1, 2022.

As the Indonesian language courses are taught in-person on ANU campus, the successful candidate would be required to be based in Canberra by early 2022.

To enquire about this opportunity, please contact Professor Wayan Arka T: +61 2 6125 2278, E: Wayan.Arka@anu.edu.au 

Closing Date: 15 July 2021

Position Description: Download FileLevel B_Lecturer Indonesian Language Program_CHL.pdf

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

How to Apply

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria in the attached Position Description.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.