LINGUIST List 4.260

Fri 09 Apr 1993

Jobs: Foundation Chair of Language Studies, Melbourne

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  1. Gillian Wigglesworth, Foundation Chair of Language Studies

Message 1: Foundation Chair of Language Studies

Date: 09 Apr 1993 12:19:16 +1000Foundation Chair of Language Studies
From: Gillian Wigglesworth <>
Subject: Foundation Chair of Language Studies





The University is seeking an outstanding leader, scholar and teacher
as Foundation Professor of Language Studies and Head of the School of
Languages in the Faculty of Arts, in the field of one of the
languages taught in the School or in Applied Linguistics. This is a
new position created following a review of language studies and has
provided substantial additional resources to enable its objectives to
be met. Two further Chairs, one in French and the other in German,
are also being advertised at this time, and a Chair of Chinese will
be advertised at a later stage. The Chair of Italian is held by
Professor T.O'Neill and the Foundation Chair of Japanese by Professor
W.H. Coaldrake.

The Foundation Chair is a continuing position. The appointee will
serve as Head of the School of Languages for an initial period of
five years, and will exercise leadership in the development of
language education for the University as a whole and for the
Victorian community.

The salary of a Professor is AUD77,900. Headship of the School
attracts a loading.

The closing date for applications is 15 June 1993.

Applications for information should be addressed in the first
instance to the Registrar, The University of Malbourne, Parkiville,
Victoria 3052, Australia. Applications should be marked "Personal and

Telephone enquiries: 03 344 5003 (Mrs. Megan Gleeson)
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Fax number: 03 344 6897
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Enquiries about the School of Languages should be directed to
Professor Marion Adams, Dean, Faculty of Arts.

Telephone: 03 344 5242
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Fax number: 03 347 0424
 +61 3

The Council reserves the right to make no appointment or to fill the
Chair by invitation at any stage.

The University of Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer and has
implemented a smoke-free work-place policy.
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