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LINGUIST List 23.3827

Wed Sep 12 2012

Jobs: Spanish; General Ling; Spanish & Latin American Studies: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Sep-2012
From: Ian Elliott <recruitmentsydney.edu.au>
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics; Spanish & Latin American Studies: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
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University or Organization: University of Sydney
Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Job Location: Sydney, Australia
Web Address: http://usyd.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.processJobSearch&jobid=3155ea2f-8bc8-3cc4-31cf-6dcc7fc3fc3e&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=949319BC-8898-4F11-AC4B-9DB401358504&jobsListKey=ac209460-e7c8-49af-ac05-cfc
Job Rank: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Spanish & Latin American Studies

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

Reference No. 1197/0712

-Be part of a growing department in the School of Languages and Cultures
-Full-time, continuing: $104,644 - $147,672 p.a. including salary, leave
loading and up to 17% super

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers one of the most
comprehensive and diverse ranges of humanities and social science studies
in the Asia Pacific region and is ranked in the top 20 arts faculties in
the world. The School of Languages and Cultures (SLC) offers the widest
range of undergraduate and postgraduate language studies in Australia and
is a centre for European, Latin American, Asian and Middle Eastern studies.

The Department of Spanish and Latin American studies is in an exciting
phase of growth and renewal as part of the School of Languages and
Cultures. We offer the opportunity to join a group of scholars committed to
theoretical innovation in Spanish and Latin American studies. We are
seeking to appoint a scholar who will complement and enhance the
department's reputation in teaching and in research on the societies and
cultures of Spain. Areas of expertise may include one or more of the
following: aspects of Spanish literature and culture (including cinema,
narrative, translation etc), social and critical theory, social and
political history, linguistics.

In this role you will:
-Maintain a research profile compatible with the department's research programs
-Supervise honours and postgraduate research students in Spanish and/or
Latin American studies
-Contribute to core units in the Spanish and Latin American studies majors
-Develop one or more elective units for inclusion in the Spanish and Latin
American studies major. Areas of focus should reflect your area of
expertise, highlighting the close link between interdisciplinary teaching
and research encouraged within the school, which ranges from literary and
cultural studies to critical and social theory
-Make an active contribution to research seminars and interdisciplinary
teaching and research under the rubric of European studies.

To secure this role you will have:
-A PhD in hand in Spanish or Hispanic studies
-A high level of fluency in Spanish and English
-A strong record of peer-reviewed publications
-Demonstrated experience and commitment to innovative teaching and course
development in Spanish and Latin American studies undergraduate major
-Demonstrated ability, to develop and maintain an active research program
including research grant applications
-Evidence of capacity to work flexibly and collaboratively in a team
environment, including the ability to coordinate and develop language
modules, to teach at different levels and assume roles in administration
and planning in the department and school.

The position is full-time, continuing, subject to the completion of a
satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees.
Membership of a University-approved superannuation scheme is a condition of
appointment for new appointees.

Remuneration package:
Competitive remuneration package of $104,644 -$147,672 p.a. is available (consisting of a base salary lecturer (Level B):$88,426 to $105,004 p.a. or senior lecturer (Level C) $108,318 to $124,898 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer's contribution to superannuation.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers
website. Visit sydney.edu.au/positions and search by the reference number
for more information and to apply.

Closing Date:
17 October 2012


Application Deadline: 17-Oct-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://usyd.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.processJobSearch&jobid=3155ea2f-8bc8-3cc4-31cf-6dcc7fc3fc3e&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=949319BC-8898-4F11-AC4B-9DB401358504&jobsListKey=ac209460-e7c8-49af-ac05-cfc
Contact Information:
Ian Elliott
Email: recruitmentsydney.edu.au
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