Associate Lecturer, Cantonese Language and Studies

Canberra, Australia
08 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $73,309 - $92,015 pro rata per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Part time (17.5 hours per week), Fixed term (12 months with the possibility of extension)

Position overview

The School of Culture, History and Language (CHL) seeks to appoint an Associate Lecturer Cantonese Language and Studies (Academic Level A) to contribute to the Chinese language and Studies program. 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.

There is a part-time (17.5 hours per week), one-year fixed term Academic Level A position available, with the possibility of extension.

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 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; Literature; Linguistics; and History.

For further information please contact Associate Professor Carol Hayes,

T: +61 2 6125 3983


Closing date: 6 November 2019

Position description: Academic Cantonese.pdf

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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.