LECTURER IN LINGUISTICS AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS

University of Melbourne

Victoria, Australia

Full time

Nov 12

About the job

Job no: 0054511


Work type: Fixed Term


Location: Parkville


Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts


Department/School: School of Languages and Linguistics


Salary: $107,547 - $127,707 (Level B)


Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super


Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university, and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.


The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.


About the Faculty of Arts - School of Languages and Linguistics


Located in the Faculty of Arts, the School of Languages and Linguistics was formed in 1993 and hosts the following teaching and research programs: French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and European Studies, as well as Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language. The School brings together a lively and engaging program of teaching and research that offers a wide variety of courses and subjects.


About the Role


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 Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, for a fixed term of one year.


The position is in Linguistics, which offers an undergraduate major and minor in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, the Master of Applied Linguistics, 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.


About You


You will bring to the role:


  • A completed PhD in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated specialisation in sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, discourse studies, or closely related disciplines including demonstrated ability or experience in teaching the named subjects
  • Demonstrated ability for excellence in teaching including the capacity to initiate course/subject development
  • Demonstrated subject coordination experience
  • Ability to supervise honours and postgraduate coursework degree theses
  • A strong record in research with a developing publication profile
  • Demonstrated professional and collegial behaviour of a very high standard (encompassing commitment to the Faculty’s Values and Behaviours)

Benefits of Working with Us


In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:


  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers.


Be Yourself @ UoM


We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our roles.


Join Us!


If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.


*For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria


Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au. We look forward to receiving your application!


Position Description: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/k57i

Applications close: 01 Dec 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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