Lecturer in French

Armidale, Australia
25 May 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

  • Fixed Term, full-time up to 7 September 2023
  • $96,631to $114,524 per annum (Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education (HASSE) offers innovative degree programs across a range of disciplines and professions, underpinned by the University's commitment to providing excellent teaching, outstanding learning facilities and a first-rate student learning experience. The Faculty includes two Schools: the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) and the School of Education.

The discipline of French is located in the Department of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) within the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS), which is proud of its dynamic research culture and strong tradition of teaching. Amongst several disciplines, HASS includes seven Language disciplines (Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish), Sociology, Indigenous Studies, Classical Languages, English, Media and Communications. This structure creates multiple opportunities for cross-disciplinary teaching and research. Our degrees are taught by academics widely recognised for their excellence in teaching and research.

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About the role

As a Lecturer you will join an enthusiastic and innovative team whichteaches one of the largest number of language students. At UNE French is offered in various undergraduate degrees as a major and also in postgraduate coursework and research programs. Discipline staff have extensive experience in teaching off-campus students using the latest real-time online teaching tools.The successful candidate will contribute to the strengthening and further development of our expertise in French Studies at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will hold a doctoral qualification in a recognised area of French Studies, have native or near-native competence in both French and English, be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to collaborate and perform effectively within a team. Should have previous experience in teaching French at the tertiary level to students whose first language is English, including curriculum development. A research track record in French Studies and/or a demonstrated capacity for continuing relevant research.

Additional information

Enquiries relating to this role may be directed to Professor Jane Edwards, phone: (02) 6773 2017 or email: hoshass@une.edu.au. To find out more about the school visit:https://www.une.edu.au/about-une/faculty-of-humanities-arts-social-sciences-and-education/hass

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregional.nsw.gov.au.

Closing Date:   21 June 2020 (Midnight)

Reference No:   220046

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.


Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.