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LINGUIST List 23.2095

Tue May 01 2012

Jobs: Chinese Language and Linguistics: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Australian National U

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Date: 01-May-2012
From: John Makeham <john.makehamanu.edu.au>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Chinese Language and Linguistics: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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University or Organization: Australian National University
Department: Chinese Studies Department
Job Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Web Address: http://www.anu.edu.au
Job Rank: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Chinese Language and Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


Position Title: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer Chinese Language and

Position level: ANU Academic level B/C ($80,166 - $108,000)

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific leads intellectual engagement
with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and
contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international
standard for scholarship concerning the region.

The lecturer will be responsible to the Head of the Department of
Chinese Studies, School of Culture, History and Language, The
Australian National University- College of Asia and the Pacific.

The lecturer in Chinese Language and Linguistics will support the
Chinese Studies Program in the School of Culture, History and
Language within the College of Asia and Pacific to meet the demand
for teaching Mandarin Chinese to students from beginners to
advanced levels.

Position Dimension and Relationships:
The lecturer will report to the Head of Department and will work
collegially with other members of the School and more broadly, with
members of the College of Asia and the Pacific, both professional
and academic staff, and within the ANU community.

Role Statement:
Under the broad direction of the Head of Department of Chinese
Studies the lecturer (Level B/C) will be expected to:
- Coordinate and contribute to teaching Mandarin Chinese as a
foreign language to English-speaking students from beginners to
advance levels, and to background/heritage learners, in an adult
learning environment for teaching Mandarin Chinese to heritage
- Undertake curriculum development, course materials preparation
and have experience in using and developing computer assisted
language learning technologies;
- Undertake independent and/or collaborative research with a view
to publishing through refereed journals and/or books and to present
research at academic seminars and conferences;
- Supervise students at Honours, Postgraduate and Research
degree levels;
- Undertake related program administrative tasks within the School;
- Other duties as required, consistent with the classification of the

Application Deadline: 30-May-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/PositionDetail.aspx?p=2697
Contact Information:
Professor John Makeham
Email: john.makehamanu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 6125 5560
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