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LINGUIST List 24.1004

Tue Feb 26 2013

Jobs: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Lecturer, Macquarie University

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Feb-2013
From: Felicity Cox <felicity.coxmq.ed.au>
Subject: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Lecturer, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
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University or Organization: Macquarie University
Job Location: Sydney, Australia
Web Address: http://www.ling.mq.edu.au/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Speech and Hearing Sciences


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University is one of the largest and most diverse linguistics departments in Australia. In the recent ERA quality assurance in research exercise, the Department was assessed as 'above world standard'. It has an extensive PhD program and excellent postgraduate coursework programs in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, Applied Linguistics, TESOL and Translation & Interpreting, in addition to the highly-regarded undergraduate Bachelor of Speech and Hearing Sciences degree.

The Role:
The Department of Linguistics is currently seeking applications from researchers with an interest in the phonetics/phonology interface to fill the position of Lecturer in Speech and Hearing Sciences. The successful applicant will teach units in this and related areas and will contribute to the scholarship of the Department through a program of personal research.

Reporting to the Program Coordinator of the Bachelor of Speech and Hearing Sciences you will:
- Contribute to the development of the Department through the generation of research, teaching and scholarship
- Contribute to the enhancement of student learning, personal development and achievement
- Contribute expertise in phonology and phonetics through undergraduate and postgraduate teaching including supervision of research students and curriculum development
- Provide relief for colleagues on sabbatical in the area of phonology and phonetics where necessary
- Participate in Departmental research teams and/or other collaborative research initiatives
- Actively seek & secure research funding
- Assume various administrative tasks, responsibilities and other duties as requested by the Head of Department including committee work and student advising

Selection Criteria:
To be considered for this position applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and upload a response in a separate document during the application process.

Essential:
- PhD in the field of phonology and/or phonetics; experience in teaching and curriculum development in this area
- A background in experimental and quantitative approaches in the examination of phonology
- Evidence of successful competitive grants or excellent prospects for attracting external funding
- Evidence of a record of publication and conference presentation commensurate with a Level B academic appointment
- History of a successful and original research program
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues, using face-to-face, written and electronic communication modes as appropriate
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively

Desirable:
- Experience in co-ordinating large teaching units
- Experience with articulatory data collection techniques

Salary Package:
From $85,295 - $100,919 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type:
Full-time (continuing).

Enquiries:
Associate Professor Felicity Cox on the contact email address below or Hiranya Anderson +61 2 9850 8777.

Applications Close: 17 March 2013 (Extended closing date)

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

Application Deadline: 17-Mar-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.mq.edu.au/cw/en/#/job/492560/lecturer-speech-and-hearing-sciences
Contact Information:
Prof. Felicity Cox
Email: felicity.coxmq.ed.au

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