Job no: 0060222 & 0060223
Role type: Full-time; Fixed-Term
School: Languages & linguistics
Salary: Level B $114,645 - $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super
The School seeks to appoint two Research Fellows in Forensic Linguistics.
The Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is a leading academic community dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of our ever-changing world. Our five schools, including the Asia Institute, School of Culture and Communication, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics, and School of Social and Political Sciences, house renowned researchers and intellectually engaged students. We embrace diversity and inclusion, actively welcoming and valuing the unique contributions of individuals from all backgrounds to achieve our vision.
Who We Are Looking For
The Research Hub for Language in Forensic Evidence, housed within the School of Languages and Linguistics, is seeking to appoint two researchers to contribute to the realisation of its strategic plan. The Hub aims to build the research base necessary to ensure that all audio used as evidence in criminal trials is accompanied by a reliable transcript, produced via accountable, evidence-based methods, with reliable translation and speaker attribution where needed – and provided to jurors in ways that assist them to determine a reliable interpretation of the content of the audio evidence.
You will also have:
- A PhD (or, for a candidate with relevant professional experience, a PhD nearing completion) specialising in Linguistics and/or another discipline relevant to the work of the Research Hub for Language in Forensic Evidence, e.g. Law, Forensic Science, Cognitive Science, Speech Science
- A developing research record, demonstrated by high quality publications and national or international recognition
- Potential to attract competitive research funding
For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.
This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.
Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
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If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:
- Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
- The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at Faculties-TA@unimelb.edu.au, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.
If you have any particular questions regarding the job, please follow the details listed on the Position Description.
Advertised: 26 Oct 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 01 Dec 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time