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LINGUIST List 21.2843

Thu Jul 08 2010

Jobs: Applied Ling; General Ling; Lang Acq: Head of School, Griffith U

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        1.    Liana Crescenzi, Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Head of School, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Head of School, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Date: 07-Jul-2010
From: Liana Crescenzi <l.crescenzigriffith.edu.au>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Head of School, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
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University or Organization: Griffith University
Department: School of Languages and Linguistics
Job Location: Queensland, Australia
Web Address: http://www.griffith.edu.au/
Job Rank: Head of School

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition


Queensland, Australia
Head of School
School of Languages and Linguistics

Reference No: 491685
Department: School of Languages and Linguistics
Work type: Continuing

Griffith University is committed to excellence in teaching and research.
The University has five campuses and more than 40,000 students in the high
growth Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor. The University has an excellent
working environment and a positive culture which supports staff development
and encourages innovation, diversity and creativity.

The School of Languages and Linguistics is committed to the high quality
teaching of languages at both Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. In all, six
languages plus linguistics are taught by the School. The School emphasises
the linking of language learning to career oriented courses, the
development of innovative language teaching methodologies, especially those
involving new technologies, and community service.

This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment for three years as Head of
School, with a substantive continuing position as Professor (Level E) or
Associate Professor (Level D).

The role:
The Head of School is a key leadership role within the University. The Head
of School is responsible for the performance of the School including
teaching and learning outcomes; research and external engagement; financial
planning; and staffing.

The appointee will be the key ambassador for the School and University to
all relevant external stakeholders and education bodies. He/she will have
the opportunity to make a key contribution to the development of the School
and its future growth at the University. This, combined with the lifestyle
that the region offers, would suggest that this is an outstanding
opportunity for a senior academic.

The person:
The successful candidate will provide leadership and oversight of all
missions of the School of Languages and Linguistics, including teaching and
learning, research and service. The Head of School will possess strong
visionary, strategic and collegial management skills with a capacity to
excel in a multicultural, multilingual environment. The successful
candidate will also have outstanding interpersonal and communication
skills, with the stature and expertise to build top-level relationships
with all stakeholders.

A base salary from AUD $108,248 to $119,256 for Associate Professor or AUD
$139,439 for Professor per annum with a Head of School loading, and an
employer superannuation contribution of 17% of base salary will be offered.

Further information:
Obtain the position description and application requirements by visiting:

For position queries, contact Professor Patrick Buckridge, Dean, Faculty of
Humanities and Social Science on +61 (0) 7 373 57348.

For application queries, contact Ms Carley Jenkins, HR Adviser on +61 (0) 7
3735 3444.

To apply please visit http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp
All applications must be submitted online.

Closing date: 6 August 2010 4.30pm AEST

Application Deadline: 05-Aug-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp
Contact Information:
Carley Jenkins
Email: c.jenkinsgriffith.edu.au

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