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Wed Jan 23 2002

Jobs: Modified: Dept Chair/Ling, Monash U Australia

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Message 1: Modified Re: 13.53: Dept Chair of Linguistics at Monash U, Australia

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 11:23:33 +1100
From: Keith Allan <Keith.Allanarts.monash.edu.au>
Subject: Modified Re: 13.53: Dept Chair of Linguistics at Monash U, Australia


Rank of Job: Chair
Areas Required: Leadership
Other Desired Areas: High research and teaching profile
University or Organization: Monash University
Department: School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
State or Province: Victoria
Country: Australia
Final Date of Application: February 28, 2002
Contact: Prof. Brian Nelson linguistics.enquiriesarts.monash.edu.au

Address for Applications:
School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics, Box 11A, 
Monash University
Victoria 3800
Australia

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
Chair in Linguistics

The School of Languages, Cultures, and Linguistics is seeking a
Professor of Linguistics to take up the Chair by July 1, 2002. The
successful applicant will be expected to assume leadership and
management roles within the Linguistics Program to develop, foster,
and enhance its research profile and status within the academic and
professional community. Linguistics at Monash URL
http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ling/) teaches units from first year to
honours at undergraduate level, and has graduate programs leading to
Faculty Certificate, MA by coursework and/or by research, and PhD by
research alone. The Program offers units on four campuses the main
campus at Clayton, two regional campuses at Berwick and Peninsula, and
the Malaysia campus). Units are variously offered by on-campus mode,
distance education, flexible delivery, and through Open Learning.

 The successful applicant will:
o Have a distinguished research and publications record in the
discipline of linguistics.
o Have a demonstrated ability to attract research and development
funding.
o Have a record of successful supervision of postgraduate research
students.
o Attract and encourage the enrolment of high caliber research students
to the Linguistics Program.
o Assume leadership and management roles within the Linguistics Program
to develop, foster, and enhance its research profile and status within
the academic and professional community.
o Have a dynamic and innovative teaching profile.
o Be able to teach in areas complementing the current teaching strengths
within the Linguistics Program.
o Be committed to inspiring collaborative research and teaching within
the discipline of linguistics.
o Play an active role in the enhancement of the discipline of
linguistics within the School of Languages, Cultures, and Linguistics
while fostering collaborative projects with other programs within the
School.
o Be prepared to assume the role of Head of the School of Languages,
Cultures and Linguistics if called upon to do so.
o Develop, foster, and enhance community interest in linguistics.

The Benefits: AU$100,474

There is some additional information at URL
http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ling/chair.html

Contact: Confidential enquiries regarding the position may be made as
appropriate with Professor Homer LeGrand, Dean, Faculty of Arts,
telephone +61 (0)3 9905 2100, facsimile +61 (0)3 9905 5110 email
Homer.Legrandarts.monash.edu.au

Further information and particulars of the application procedure may
be obtained from Mr John Noonan, Manager (Senior appointments), Monash
University, Victoria 3800, Australia, telephone +61 (0)3 9905 5904,
facsimile +61 (0)3 9905 6857, email John.Noonanadm.monash.edu.au

Applications: Applications should reach Mr Peter Marshall, Divisional
Director, Student and Staff Services, PO Box 92, Monash University,
Victoria 3800, Australia, no later than March 15, 2002. Please include
in your application a comprehensive cv and the names (with full
contact details) of three referees. Applicants should address each of
the listed requirements for the position.

"Monash University reserves the right to make multiple appointments in
regard to each advertised position". An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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