Lecturer in Linguistics

Melbourne, Australia
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Languages and Linguistics
Faculty of Arts

Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The School of Languages and Linguistics teaches a broad suite of undergraduate and graduate courses, maintains a vigorous research higher degree culture, and has an internationally-recognised research profile.  The School houses the Research Unit for Indigenous Language, Language Testing Research Centre and a node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language. The School now seeks to appoint a Lecturer to consolidate and further develop the teaching and research program in linguistics.

The position is in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, which offers an undergraduate major and minor in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, a minor in English Language Studies, 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 English as a Second Language (ESL) program which includes a suite of credit-bearing subjects at undergraduate and graduate level.  The Lecturer will contribute to teaching and research excellence in the linguistics program including the coordination of subjects, preparation and conduct of lectures and tutorials and related assessment, and consultations with students.

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; they will also undertake supervision of Research Higher Degree students. The incumbent will 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.

Close date: 31 Jan 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria