Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Thai

Canberra, Australia
17 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic
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.

Position overview

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

Following a significant investment in our less commonly taught languages, we are seeking to appoint a scholar of the Thai language as Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Academic Level B or C)

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 applicant is expected to lead the way on the national and international scene in the Thai language program and engage with activities both nationally and internationally to promote the study of the Thai language and culture.

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 Dr Nicholas Farrelly, Associate Dean (Development and Impact) - ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, E: Nicholas.Farrelly@anu.edu.au or T: +61 2 6125 8220.

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

Recruitment Timelines

It is expected that upon closing date of applications (2 June 2019), shortlisting will be completed within two weeks from the closing date, with interviews expected to be held 2-4 weeks after.

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.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 18 Apr 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 02 Jun 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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