Lecturer In Linguistics (Teaching Specialist Periodic)

at University of Melbourne

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to arts-hr@unimelb.edu.au

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 the teaching program in applied 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 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 Lecturer will also contribute to the curriculum redevelopment of the Master of Applied Linguistics - online program.

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. The incumbent will foster engagement links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and will take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.

This contract is categorised as Periodic employment. Periods where the individual is not required to work are non-work periods. During a non-working period (excluding periods of approved paid leave), the individual will be deemed to be on leave of absence without pay for that period.

Parkville Victoria Australia
FULL_TIME
2019-10-10
2019-10-24

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