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Thu Jan 10 2002

Jobs: Dept Chair of Linguistics, Monash U, Australia

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  1. Prof.Brian Nelson, Dept. Chair of Linguistics at Monash University, Victoria Australia

Message 1: Dept. Chair of Linguistics at Monash University, Victoria Australia

Date: 10 Jan 2002 01:38:48 -0000
From: Prof.Brian Nelson <linguistics.enquiriesarts.monash.edu.au>
Subject: Dept. Chair of Linguistics at Monash University, Victoria 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: Ms Lona Gottschalk +61 (0)3 9905 2296, fax 2294 or Email
linguistics.enquiriesarts.monash.edu.au.

Applications to Professor Brian Nelson, Head, School of Languages,
Cultures, and Linguistics, Box 11A, Monash University, Victoria 3800,
Australia by February 28, 2002. Quote Ref No. [To be advised at
http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ling/chair.html] and include in your
application a comprehensive cv and the names (with phone and facsimile
numbers and email addresses) of three referees. Applicants must be
sure to 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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