[An-lang] JOB: Lecturer in Linguistics, Level B, University of Melbourne

Nick Thieberger thien at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Dec 6 02:44:50 UTC 2017

*Lecturer in Linguistics (full-time, continuing)*

*The School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne*

*Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation*

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
consolidate and further develop the teaching and research program in

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 and research 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 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; they will
also undertake supervision of Research Higher Degree students. The
incumbent will undertake research resulting in publications with leading
publishers in the field, foster engagement links with external
networks/partners nationally and internationally and will take on
administrative tasks associated with the appointment.

*Closing date: 31 Jan 2018 *

*Key Selection criteria:*

   - A completed PhD in Linguistics
   - Demonstrated expertise in research in descriptive and theoretical
   - A strong record in research with a developing publication profile
   - Ability to teach across levels from first year to PhD, and in a range
   of topics in linguistics including two or more of morphology, syntax,
   semantics, language typology, and English grammar
   - Capacity to attract research grants and consultancies
   - Ability to supervise honours and Research Higher Degree students
   - Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and
   demonstrated ability to work as part of a team


   - Experience in fieldwork and language documentation
   - Experience in corpus-based and/or quantitative approaches to
   linguistic analysis
   - Ability to develop research synergies aligning with current research
   strengths and strategic priorities
   - Capacity to build local and international networks and partnerships.

*Detailed position description and selection criteria: *http://jobs.unimelb.
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