LINGUIST List 14.3108

Thu Nov 13 2003

Jobs: French: Lecturer, U of New South Wales

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  1. s.skinner, French: Lecturer, Univ of New South Wales, Australia

Message 1: French: Lecturer, Univ of New South Wales, Australia

Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 22:22:57 -0500 (EST)
From: s.skinner <>
Subject: French: Lecturer, Univ of New South Wales, Australia

University or Organization: UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Rank of Job: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: French Linguistics
Required Language(s): French (Code = FRN)


Lecturer in French

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in the
Department of French, which is part of the School of Modern Language
Studies at UNSW. The successful applicant will play a major role in
teaching French language courses, as well as courses in their area of
specialisation, and will be expected to contribute actively to the
research profile of the School. The appointee will also be required
to contribute to team teaching, and must be able to contribute to
honours and postgraduate supervision and School and Faculty based
courses. Some experience with new educational technologies (such as
WebCT) would be an advantage. 

Essential criteria: a doctorate in an appropriate area of French
cultural studies or French linguistics/applied linguistics; native or
near-native fluency in French and English; a significant record of
achievement in research appropriate to opportunity in an area of
French studies; a record of high quality teaching, team-teaching in
particular, at all levels of language, based on the
communicative/interactive approach; an understanding of equity and
diversity principles; knowledge of OHS responsibilities and commitment
to attending relevant OHS training. Desirable criteria: experience of
living in France or a French-speaking country; an interest in
innovative and flexible modes of course design and delivery;
familiarity with new educational technologies; willingness to
contribute to joint publications and research projects within the
Department and within the Faculty.

The salary range for Lecturer is AUS$60,304 - AUS$71,050 per year
depending on qualifications and experience. This salary includes a
superable UNSW academic loading of AUS$3,000 per annum payable to all
academic staff (pro rata for fractional academic staff). This is a
full time continuing position, available from February
2004. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a
condition of employment. Enquiries may be directed to Dr Maurice
Blackman, Head of the Department of French on telephone (61 2) 9385
2421 or facsimile (61 2) 9385 1172, or email
During December please contact Associate Professor Chihiro Thomson
( for information. Applications close 17
December 2003.

Applicants must include a completed UNSW application form, resume and
application letter, addressing the selection criteria, QUOTING REF
NUMBER and details of 2 referees, (where requested, copies of academic
transcripts and qualifications should be included). Applications may
be submitted by email:, facsimile: (61 2)
9662 2832 or post to: Recruitment, Human Resources, UNSW Sydney 2052
by the application close date. On-line/email applications are
encouraged and will receive confirmation of receipt.


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr Maurice Blackman
	Sydney, NSW 2052
	Applications are due by 17-Dec-2003 

Contact Information:
	Dr Maurice Blackman.
	Tel: (61 2) 9385 2421
	Fax: (61 2) 9385 1172

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