Lecturer in Italian
School of Arts
- Continuing, half-time position
- $ 93,336 to $110,619 per annum, part-time pro rata, (Level B)
- Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
- Relocation assistance provided
- Applicants must have ongoing work rights
The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique regional university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. UNE is Australia’s leading provider of online education. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.
The School of Arts is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Italian to join its languages and cultures grouping at an exciting time of consolidation and development.
About the role
As a member of thediscipline of Italian,the appointee will contribute to teaching, curriculum development and flexible delivery of units in the language and in relevant literary/cultural areas, and may be required to superviseprojects in undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and Honours, and higher degree research (HDR) candidates.The successful applicant will be expected to undertake research in Italian Studies and to contribute to the expansion of research capacity in languages and cultures.The role also includes relevant academic service and administration appropriate to the level of appointment.
Skills & Experience
The successful applicant must have a doctorate or a doctorate nearing completion in a recognised area of Italian scholarship, experience in teaching Italian language at a tertiary institution, and native or near-native competence in both spoken and written Italian and English.The ability to teach a range of texts at undergraduate and coursework postgraduate levels is required, and specialisation in and broad knowledge of one or more of the following areas is desirable: 14th Century Italian literature, Italian Renaissance literature, 19th or 20th Century Italian literature. The applicant must demonstrate skills and experience in innovative pedagogy, and preferably in online language teaching. The appointee will have a research track record in Italian Studies, and demonstrate capacity for continuing relevant research. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a requirement of the position.
To discuss this role please contact the Head, School of Arts, Professor Dugald Williamson: phone (02) 6773 2036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To find out more about the School visit http://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/school-of-arts.
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 all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. 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.armidaleregion.com.au/ and/or www.experiencethehighs.com.au/
Closing Date: 19 February 2018
Reference No: 218003
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.