Assoc Prof/Senior Lecturer Latin American Studies

at University of Melbourne

Faculty of Arts

Salary: Level C: $120,993 - $139,510 p.a. or Level D: $145,685 - $160,500 p.a., plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to experience and qualifications.

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne is seeking to appoint an experienced academic scholar in Latin American Studies. The incumbent will work across the Faculty to contribute to the academic development of Latin American Studies including, research, supervision of research students, curriculum development and international engagement. In addition to the Faculty's ongoing interest in Latin American Studies as a growing area of scholarly enquiry, this position is expected to contribute to the Faculty's internationalisation plan as it seeks to increase engagement with key countries and institutions in Latin America. Additionally, the incumbent will further internationalise the student learning experience through enhanced curriculum and to promote opportunities for academic research collaboration.

The position will be expected to make major contributions in the areas of research, academic leadership, administration and professional development, and teaching excellence at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels including RHD supervision. The appointee will have a robust research specialisation in any field of Latin American Studies within the Humanities and Social Sciences remit of the Faculty of Arts, and a demonstrated high level of research performance through refereed publications and the securing of research grants. A principal duty of the successful appointee will be to foster interdisciplinary activities and engagement activities connected to the discipline.

Latin American Studies is a transversal disciplinary area of relevance to several Schools within the Faculty of Arts. The appointee will join the School most appropriate for their disciplinary interests.

Close date: 2 Oct 2018

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