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LINGUIST List 18.715

Wed Mar 07 2007

Jobs: Austronesian: Professor, The Australian National University

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        1.    John Bowden, Austronesian: Professor, The Australian National University, Australia

Message 1: Austronesian: Professor, The Australian National University, Australia
Date: 06-Mar-2007
From: John Bowden <john.bowdenanu.edu.au>
Subject: Austronesian: Professor, The Australian National University, Australia

University or Organization: The Australian National University
Department: Linguistics Department, Pacific & Asian Studies
Web Address: http://rspas.anu.edu/au/linguistics

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Description; Typology;
Austronesian, Papuan, mainland Southeast Asian Languages

Required Language(s): Austronesian


Professor of Linguistics

Academic Level E

Salary Package: $AUD124,403 - $AUD131,929 pa plus 17% super

Reference No.: PA3886

The Department of Linguistics seeks an outstanding scholar for appointment
as Professor. The successful candidate will have a distinguished
publication record and extensive experience in postgraduate education and
will have demonstrated achievement in providing academic leadership.
He/she will have field experience and substantial research achievements in
one or more of the following domains: Austronesian languages, Papuan
languages, mainland Southeast Asian languages and/or their relationships
with each other and with neighbouring areas. The position carries only
modest teaching responsibilities but the appointee will be expected to
serve as Head of Department.

Candidates will be expected to provide a detailed statement of the research
project(s) they intend to pursue during the initial five years of the
appointment. The research should be compatible with the Department's range
of interests, as outlined in the Further Particulars obtainable from the
Head of Department. The successful candidate will also be expected to serve
on the editorial board of the publication series, Pacific Linguistics.

In addition to pursuing his or her own research interests, the appointee
will be expected to provide academic leadership within the discipline;
contribute to PhD training in the Graduate Program; co-operate in the
multidisciplinary environment of the School; and generally to promote the
work of the Department.

The position is available from 1 October 2007.

Further particulars, including selection criteria, are available from:
Janelle Chalker, phone 02 6125 3306, e-mail hracademic.rspasanu.edu.au or

If you wish to discuss the position after obtaining the selection
documentation, please contact:
Professor Robin Jeffrey; Dr John Bowden, phone 02 6125 2221; 02 6125 3281,
e-mail director.rspasanu.edu.au; john.bowdenanu.edu.au.

Application Deadline: 12-Apr-2007

Email Address for Applications: jobsanu.edu.au

Contact Information:
Dr John Bowden
Email: john.bowdenanu.edu.au
Phone: +61 (2) 6125 3281
Fax: +61 (2) 6125 1463
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