Lecturer in Literature, Languages and Linguistics

Canberra, Australia
24 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $94,287 - $107,381 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Period: Fixed-term 4 years, full-time

Position overview

The successful applicant will be engaged to contribute to the Reading at the Interface project, and to teach in the English Program for the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics.

The ARC Future Fellowship project Reading at the Interface aims to use new and extensive digital evidence of reception to explore Australian literature, reading and new media. This position will be part of a interdisciplinary team creating an interactive digital platform that supports research into reception, enriches reading experiences, and creates new publics for literary criticism. The successful applicant will also conduct independent research relating to literary and reception studies and/or digital methods as well as contributing to undergraduate and post graduate teaching and supervision in the English Program in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

Enquiries: Associate Professor Katherine Bode T: 02 6125 9845 E: katherine.bode@anu.edu.au

Closing Date: 3 September 2017

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au 

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

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.