LINGUIST List 12.2677

Fri Oct 26 2001

Jobs: Sociolinguistics Lecturer, Australia

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  1. Nick Reid, Sociolinguistics: Lecturer at University of New England, Australia

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer at University of New England, Australia

Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 15:22:04 +1000
From: Nick Reid <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer at University of New England, Australia

Lecturer in Linguistics (fractional 0.8)

School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

This fixed-term appointment is for three semesters to replace a staff
member on leave. The part-time position is offered at 0.8 and is
available from 15 February 2002 until 13 July 2003. However, there is
a possibility that the position may be extended for a further year on
a full-time basis.

The successful applicant will have a higher degree in Linguistics.
Applicants will also have a strong background in the areas of language
acquisition and sociolinguistics, and must be able to demonstrate the
ability to teach the existing undergraduate units 'Acquisition of
Language and Literacy' and 'Language in Multilingual Societies', as
well as postgraduate units in similar areas.

The appointee will be responsible for unit co-ordination duties and
limited supervision or co-supervision of Honours students. As well as
on-campus teaching, the position involves teaching via distance
education. The appointee will develop a unit '1st Language
Acquisition' for delivery in UNE's new Online MA in Applied
Linguistics. Curriculum development and/or online teaching skills are
highly desirable, or the appointee should be able to demonstrate the
ability to rapidly develop such skills.

This appointment will be made at Level B base. The successful
applicant will take up the position on 15 February 2002, or as soon as
possible thereafter

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Nick Reid, Convenor of
Linguistics, telephone (61 2) 6773 3400, e-mail
More information about Linguistics at UNE may be obtained from

Salary:		$40,736 per annum (0.8 Level B base)
plus up to 17% employer superannuation and salary packaging

Closing Date:	26 November 2001

Position No:	201/114

An application package must be obtained from, Personnel Services or
telephone (61 2) 6773 2024. Applications will be received up to 5pm on
the closing date.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures.

Dr Nicholas Reid
Convenor of Linguistics
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
University of New England
Armidale 2351, AUSTRALIA

ph: +61 [0]2 6773 3400
fax: +61 [0]2 6773 3735
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