Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Linguistics

Sydney, Australia
Dec 05, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 16, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Opportunity

The School of Humanities and Languages in UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is one of Australia’s leading centres of teaching and research excellence in Linguistics, Interpreting, Translation, Languages, History and Area Studies, Philosophy, and Environmental Humanities. We offer a major and a minor in linguistics within the Bachelor of Arts degree, Honours, a Master of Applied Linguistics, and a variety of Higher Degree Research pathways. For further overview of the School, see http://hal.arts.unsw.edu.au/.

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Linguistics will teach across the above programs and report to the Head of School with dotted-line reporting to the Group Convenor of Linguistics, Interpreting, and Translation, and has no direct reports.

  • Salary: B/C $107,201- $149,394 + 17% superannuation & Annual Leave loading
  • Full time- 35hr/per week 
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.


Specific responsibilities for level B may include:

  • Preparing and conducting lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and/or practical classes.
  • Coordinating courses.
  • Developing course material with appropriate advice from and support of more senior academics.
  • Marking and assessment.
  • Consulting with students.
  • Supervising honours and postgraduate research projects.
  • Supervising the program of study of honours students and of postgraduate students engaged in course work.
  • Conducting research.
  • Performing a range of administrative functions the majority of which relate to the subjects in which the academic teaches.
  • Attending departmental and/or faculty meetings and/or being a member of committees.
  • Cooperating with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and taking all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

In addition, responsibilities for level C may include:

  • Conducting research, including, where appropriate, leading a research team.
  • Performing broad administrative functions.

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. 

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.


Steve Lalic

E: steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au 

Applications close: 11:50 pm, Thursday 16th January 2020 (AEDT)

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).