Jobs in the new AIATSIS Language Unit

Sarah Cutfield sarahcutfield at INBOX.COM
Fri Jun 18 05:10:10 UTC 2010

AIATSIS is seeking to fill a number of expected vacancies in its Language Unit. The successful applicants will contribute to a new three-year research and service delivery program for Australia’s Indigenous languages community. The AIATSIS Language Unit seeks to be a national program for research and resources on Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, operating in a nexus between Indigenous language communities, researchers, FATSIL and regional language centres, registered training organisations, State and Federal Governments and the wider Australian public.
In this advertising round, four positions will be filled. We are seeking to appoint one of each of the following:

*Language Access Research Fellow, (EL1, $81,680 - $88,207, Non-ongoing, Full Time)
*Language Programs Research Fellow, (EL1, $81,680 - $88,207 Non-ongoing, Full Time)
*Research Assistant, Language Unit, (APS4, $52,963 - $57,507, Non-ongoing, Part Time)
*Communication and Administrative Support Officer, (APS3, $47,521 - $51,289, Non-ongoing, Part Time)
We are looking for a multidisciplinary team that is capable of working together productively and enthusiastically. An ideal applicant for these vacancies would have a good balance between qualifications and work experience relevant to the position. Position descriptions, selection criteria and instructions to applicants can be found on our website:
Successful candidates will be offered a contract until 30 June 2013. Salary ranges are detailed in the position descriptions. Australian Public Service Superannuation and leave entitlements apply. Positions are based in Canberra. Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Please consult the AIATSIS website <> to obtain the selection documentation for this position. For those without access to the Internet, contact Sarah Cutfield on (02) 6246 1116 or e-mail: sarah.cutfield at
Please read the Information for Applicants before submitting your application. Applications must include:
- A statement of claims addressing the selection criteria
- An application cover sheet
- A current resume or curriculum vitae
- Contact details for two recent referees 
Send your application to:

Human Resources 
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
GPO Box 553
Canberra ACT 2601
Or email: HRTeam at
Closing Date: 09 July 2010  
The Institute values a skilled and diverse workforce to meet the needs of the organisation in the promotion of knowledge and understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures, past and present.

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