LINGUIST List 12.2262

Sat Sep 15 2001

Jobs: Indonesian Ling, Researcher, Australia

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  1. Malcolm.Ross, Indonesian General Linguistics: Researcher at Australian National University

Message 1: Indonesian General Linguistics: Researcher at Australian National University

Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 15:02:44 +0000
From: Malcolm.Ross <>
Subject: Indonesian General Linguistics: Researcher at Australian National University

University or Organization: Australian National University
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas Required: General Linguistics
Required Language(s): 2444


Institute of Advanced Studies
Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies
Division of Society and Environment
Department of Linguistics

Research Fellow (Academic Level B)
Quote reference: PA462

We have a vacancy for a well qualified researcher to work on eastern
Indonesian (the region from Sulawesi and Nusa Tenggara to Irian
Jaya/West Papua) and East Timorese linguistics. You will have a PhD
or equivalent qualifications in linguistics, a good publications
record and field experience in the region. With your colleagues you
will contribute to the Department's program of field research on the
Austronesian language family and to interdisciplinary studies of
language and society undertaken by members of the Division of Society
and Environment. Appointment: Fixed term contract for 5 years. The 
position is available from 6 January 2002.

Remuneration: Upon appointment you will have a salary package in the 
range of Aus$60,056-$70,858pa. (Salary packages include salary and 
generous superannuation provisions. In addition there are 
opportunities for external earnings and some scope for negotiated 
arrangements within University policy.)
Contact Dr Malcolm Ross, Acting Head, Linguistics, telephone 6125 
3147, facsimile 6125 4896: e-mail:

Selection criteria: School Secretary, RSPAS, telephone: 6125 2678, 
fax: 6125 4836, or email:

All applications should be addressed to the Staffing Recruitment 
Officer, Building 10, The Australian National University, CANBERRA 
ACT 0200. Applications from suitably qualified women are 
particularly welcome.

Selection criteria for Position number PA462

1.PhD (or equivalent qualifications) in Linguistics ESSENTIAL
2.Excellent record of research in the linguistics of the eastern 
Indonesian/East Timorese region, as demonstrated particularly through 
publications and referees' assessments ESSENTIAL
3.Substantial field research experience in the eastern 
Indonesian/EastTimorese region and availability to do fieldwork 
during the term of the appointment ESSENTIAL
4.Competence in grammatical analysis ESSENTIAL
5.Some knowledge of cultural anthropology DESIRABLE
6.Capacity and willingness to supervise postgraduate students from a 
variety of cultural backgrounds ESSENTIAL
7.Ability and willingness to contribute to the promotion of 
excellence in research, professional activities and training in 
Linguistics in the School, the University and externally. ESSENTIAL
8.Ability to use for field and archival research purposes one or more 
Indonesian languages ESSENTIAL
9.Submission of a proposed program of research which is consistent 
with departmental priorities and research interests, and capable of 
being completed during the term of the Fellowship ESSENTIAL
10.Capacity and willingness to establish and maintain effective 
relations with colleagues and staff within the School, the University 
and externally, both nationally and internationally ESSENTIAL
11.Capacity and willingness to undertake administrative duties 
appropriate to the level of appointment HIGHLY DESIRABLE
12.Capacity and willingness to contribute to the editing and 
refereeing of manuscripts submitted to the book series, Pacific 
Linguistics, of which the Department's staff form the Editorial 
13.Capacity and willingness to seek external funding to support the 
applicant's individual and collaborative research activities. HIGHLY 
14.Effective oral and written communication skills ESSENTIAL
15.An understanding, as demonstrated in the application process, of 
equal opportunity principles and a commitment to their application in 
a university context. ESSENTIAL

Candidates are invited to submit copies of two or three publications 
relevant to their application.

Position is open until filled.

For more information, contact:

	Malcolm Ross
	Department of Linguistics
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