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Sat Jun 04 2011

Jobs: General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Newcastle

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        1.     Bill Palmer , General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Message 1: General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Date: 01-Jun-2011
From: Bill Palmer <bill.palmernewcastle.edu.au>
Subject: General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
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University or Organization: University of Newcastle
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Web Address: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/school/hss/areas/linguistics.html
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Linguistics Discipline, School of Humanities and Social Science,
University of Newcastle, invites applications for a continuing (i.e.
tenure-track) position of Lecturer in Linguistics.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding linguist to contribute
to the research strengths of the University's dynamic and growing
Linguistics Discipline, and provide teaching input across the range of
Linguistics courses. You will also contribute to research supervision in
the discipline. Applicants from diverse subdisciplines of linguistics will
be considered. The capacity to teach across a diverse range of courses in
both general and applied linguistics is highly desirable. A PhD is essential.

Position No.: 1694
Application deadline: 29 June 2011
Position URL:

- You will be responsible to your supervisor, the Head of the School of
Humanities and Social Science
- You will enhance the research profile of the discipline by applying for
external funding, conducting research, publishing and supervising research
higher degree students
- You will contribute to quality teaching and learning in the discipline
through development, delivery, and coordination of undergraduate and
postgraduate courses

Selection Criteria:
- A PhD in linguistics (awarded, or satisfied all requirements for award)
- University teaching experience in linguistics
- Capacity to teach across a range of the Discipline's existing offerings
in both general and applied linguistics, and to develop new courses in the
future in these areas
- Demonstrated capacity, relative to opportunity, to produce high quality
research publications in linguistics
- Demonstrated capacity, relative to opportunity, to enhance existing
research strengths within the Discipline
- Demonstrated capacity, relative to opportunity, to apply for and/or
obtain competitive research grants in linguistics
- Capacity to supervise research higher degree projects, including in
applied linguistics
- Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in teaching
and research
- Capacity to conduct distance/online delivery of teaching

Conditions and Benefits:
- Academic Level B - $76,229 to $90,523 per annum
- Contributory superannuation is a benefit of employment plus generous
employer contribution of 17%
- A range of flexible salary packaging options is also available

Related links:
- Endangered Languages Documentation, Theory and Application Research
Group http://www.newcastle.edu.au/school/hss/research/groups/ELDTA-Group/
- Masters in Applied Linguistics

Application Deadline: 29-Jun-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/job-vacancies
Contact Information:
Dr Bill Palmer
Email: bill.palmernewcastle.edu.au

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