Lecturer In Chinese

at Deakin University

  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
  • Continuing part-time 0.6 FTE
  • Level B $97,398 + 17% Superannuation

With over $2 million in competitive research grants and funding secured over the past five years, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has extensive research capabilities that are highly sought after.

As a Lecturer, you will be required to teach, undertake research and publish in the area of Chinese language and culture. This is a great opportunity for you to make an independent contribution to the School's teaching, research and program development.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • contribute contribution to the School's teaching and research programs
  • undertake professional and administrative roles and responsibilities that enhance the discipline and Deakin
  • enhance the quality of teaching and learning activities, including identifying and responding to opportunities to advance the discipline
  • develop relationships with research, community, industry and government for enhanced teaching and research outcomes.

To be successful, you'll have:

  • a minimum qualification of Master's degree in the disciplines of Chinese language, Chinese literature or a closely related area
  • native or near-native proficiency in Chinese language (Mandarin) and English
  • excellent record of at least three years of effective teaching experience in undergraduate Chinese programs at all levels, as demonstrated in student evaluations of teaching
  • ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research and teaching
  • capacity to contribute to the leadership of teaching, research and/or administration

For a copy of the position description, please see below:


Applications for this position close on 7 January 2020.

This role has been identified as having contact with children and requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin's Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please ensure to include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Guo-Qiang Liu, Associate Professor of Chinese, on guo-qiang.liu@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

Deakin is one of the new breeds of global universities - agile, dynamic and innovative. We are committed to making a genuine difference in people's lives through excellence in education and research. As a Victorian university with a global impact, join us and let's see what we can achieve together. Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with opportunities to grow and develop their careers. At Deakin, we offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits and various discounts with our third-party suppliers.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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