Lecturer in English as a Second Language

Melbourne, Australia
13 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Languages and Linguistics
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to arts-hr@unimelb.edu.au

About the Faculty of Arts - School of Languages and Linguistics

Located in the Faculty of Arts, the School of Languages and Linguistics was formed in 1993 and hosts the following teaching and research programs: French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and European Studies, as well as Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language. The School brings together a lively and engaging program of teaching and research that offers a wide variety of courses and subjects

About the role

The position is located in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, which offers an undergraduate major and minor in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, as well as a graduate Master of Applied Linguistics, in addition to an Honours program and a large PhD program. The School also offers an ESL program which includes a suite of credit-bearing subjects at undergraduate and graduate level, and a Graduate Certificate in English for the Global Workforce. The Lecturer will contribute to research and teaching in ESL as well as Applied Linguistics, with an emphasis on English for Academic Purposes and language testing. A specialisation in an area such as second language writing, intercultural communication or curriculum design will be preferred.

About you

The successful applicant will be a committed and engaging educator, will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and will assist in the development of new subjects as appropriate; supervision of Honours, Masters, and PhD students is also a requirement. The incumbent will also undertake research resulting in publications with leading publishers in the field, foster engagement links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and will take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.

Position Description


Applications close: 16 Feb 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time