Academic in Applied Linguistics

Brisbane, Australia
05 Feb 2018
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18 Feb 2018
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The School of Languages and Cultures is one of the largest Schools of language instruction in Australia with over 45 academic staff.

The School teaches Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish, as well as Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, to students in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of International Studies, the university-wide concurrent Diploma in Languages, the Diploma of Arts, and dual degree programs.

At postgraduate level the School offers two NAATI-accredited Masters programs in Translation and Interpreting (one in Japanese and one in Chinese) and a large Masters program in Applied Linguistics. Staff research and supervise PhD students in a diverse range of fields relating to languages and cultures.

The role

The purpose of a casual academic is to contribute to the teaching effort of the School.  Casual academic staff may conduct lectures, tutorials, workshops, practical classes, student field excursions and/or laboratory demonstration sessions.  The position may deliver lectures and seminars as well as mark assessments or undertake other activities as required in relation to the assessment of students work.  In most circumstances this position will work as a member of a teaching team under the management of a Course Coordinator.

The person

Applicants should possess a bachelor's degree or other relevant academic qualifications and have substantial experience in their discipline. Applicants who teach into the postgraduate program are expected to have at least equivalent qualifications to the program they are teaching into.  Experience teaching and marking at a tertiary level is highly desirable.


This is a casual appointment.  Salary rates are dependent on teaching activity and are available here.

Position Description

Download File Applied Linguistics - Casuals - 2018.pdf


For further information regarding this role please contact the Director of Studies at

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