LINGUIST List 14.2212

Wed Aug 20 2003

Jobs: General Linguistics: Executive Dean, Australia

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  1. kprebble, General Linguistics: Executive Dean, Victoria, Australia

Message 1: General Linguistics: Executive Dean, Victoria, Australia

Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 03:03:32 +0000
From: kprebble <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Executive Dean, Victoria, Australia

University or Organization: Slade Group on Behalf of an Australian
Department: School of Communication and Languages
Rank of Job: Executive Dean
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics, Language Acquisition, 
Required Language(s):English (Code = ENG) & English


An Australian University is seeking an Executive Dean for its School
of International Communication and Languages. In this management and
research-focused role, the successful candidate will oversee and
provide leadership for all academic activities of the school (award,
non-award, training, research) and make contributions to the
development of the University's strategic direction.

The School of International Communication and Languages offers
education and training in the general and professional uses of
English, and in the contextual understandings required for successful

The Executive Dean will encourage the pursuit of excellence in
teaching, learning and research, guide and facilitate research
activity including fostering a research culture within the
School/University. This person will lead and contribute to the
production of publications by the School and provide academic advice
on proposed programs and activities.

The successful candidate will currently hold a position of Professor
or Associate Professor and will have:

- A Doctor of Philosophy
- Consistent output of refereed articles/publications
- Demonstrated interest in Language Acquisition
- Proven record of providing academic leadership and scholarship
- Experience in creating a positive environment in which 
 academic activity can prosper and flourish
- A record of securing research and other external funds
- Participation in Academic Governance

Confidential enquiries and expressions of interest should be directed

Kirsty Prebble, Research Manager, Slade Group on telephone number +61
3 9235 5119, fax +61 3 9235 5102 or e-mail

Expressions of interest should include a full resume with publications
list, a cover letter addressing the listed responsibilities and the
names of three referees.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Miss Kirsty Prebble
	Slade Group
	Level 10, 140 William Street
	Melbourne, Victoria 3000
	Applications are due by 05-Sep-2003

Contact Information:
	Miss Kirsty Prebble
	Tel: +61 3 9235 5119
	Fax: +61 3 9235 5119

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