Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, School of Culture, History and Language

Canberra, Australia
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B / C
Salary package: $98,009 - $131,402 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (5 years)

  • Utilise your innovative teaching methods to shape the development and delivery of language teaching within one of the top universities in the world.
  • Join a collegial and stimulating working atmosphere in a beautiful and family-friendly environment.

The ANU College of Asia and 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 has a unique transdisciplinary and interregional mandate, and the School of Culture, History and Language (CHL) exemplifies this special perspective on academic excellence.

Our research is organised around themes of Culture, History, Language, and Environment across the disciplines of Anthropology; Archaeology and Natural History; Gender, Media and Cultural Studies; Languages; Linguistics; and History.

The School of Culture, History and Language 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.

Our language teachers keep us at the forefront of language learning and research. The School is also leading the development and delivery of innovative online teaching of our language portfolio and the new appointees will play key roles in continued pedagogical and technological development

Position overview

Following a significant investment in our less commonly taught languages, we are recruiting for four (4) positions within the following languages:

Hindi, Sanskrit, Thai, Indonesian, Tetum and Vietnamese.

We are looking for candidates who will make significant contributions to teaching, research and administration activities of the School and their interdisciplinary area at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level.

The successful applicants are expected to lead the way on the national and international scene in their relevant language program and engage with activities both nationally and internationally to promote the study of Asia-Pacific languages and cultures.

The level of appointment (Academic Level B or C), is to be determined by the appointee’s research and teaching expertise.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Associate Professor Shunichi Ishihara, Deputy Director - Languages,

E: shunichi.ishihara@anu.edu.au or

P: +61 2 6125 4656.

Closing Date: 27 January 2019

Candidate Booklet: CHL - Lecturer - Senior Lecturer Booklet

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Recruitment Timelines

It is expected that upon closing date of applications, shortlisting will be completed by early February 2019. Interviews will be held in mid February 2019.

Application information

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

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • 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.

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