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LINGUIST List 23.2752

Mon Jun 18 2012

Jobs: Modified: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Ling: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, The University of Auckland

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <svetlanalinguistlist.org>

Date: 31-May-2012
From: Nicola Sandford <n.sandfordauckland.ac.nz>
Subject: Modified: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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University or Organization: The University of Auckland
Job Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Web Address: http://www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities
Job Rank: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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

Description:

**Please note the change in job rank - equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor"

Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (equivalent to
Assistant/Associate Professor) level position in Chinese Language and/or
Linguistics at The University of Auckland, School of Asian Studies. This
appointment is a tenurable position, commencing early 2013. (Vacancy
Number: 14093)

Applicants for this post are expected to have a relevant doctoral degree, a
strong record of teaching Chinese language at tertiary level and a good record
of post-doctoral activities in language-related research and publication.
Candidates should have native or near native competence in Chinese and
English and demonstrable experience of teaching and research at university
level.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute flexibly to teaching in
the Chinese programme and to contribute to postgraduate teaching in their
area of specialty; to collaborate with colleagues in the dissemination of good
teaching practice; to contribute to language-related administration; and to
continue to develop their research profile. Applicants should submit a sample
teaching video and accompanying teaching plan with their application.

The School of Asian Studies is the only specialist Asian Studies department
in New Zealand and also houses the largest community of academic staff
and students in this field. It offers programmes in Chinese, Japanese, Korean
and Asian Studies. The Chinese programme is the oldest and largest in New
Zealand. Research interests in the School are wide-ranging and
interdisciplinary, and the School of Asian Studies fosters a pluralist ethos
involving the various disciplines and values collegiality highly. In both
research and teaching the School is well positioned within a broader
community of scholarship on Asia both within the University and in the Asia-
Pacific region. The University enjoys active relations with many of the top
universities in East Asia. The University of Auckland is New Zealand's
leading research university and is currently ranked 23rd in the world for
Modern Languages (QS World University Rankings, 2011).

Information on the School of Asian Studies and the University of Auckland
may be accessed through the website of the Faculty of Arts:
http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz

For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities

The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all
qualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of
Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

Application Deadline: 15-Jul-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities
Contact Information:
Nicola Sandford
Email: n.sandfordauckland.ac.nz

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