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LINGUIST List 21.2373

Thu May 27 2010

Jobs: English As a Second/Foreign Language: Lecturer, Griffith U

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        1.    Liana Crescenzi, English As a Second/Foreign Language: Lecturer, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Message 1: English As a Second/Foreign Language: Lecturer, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Date: 25-May-2010
From: Liana Crescenzi <l.crescenzigriffith.edu.au>
Subject: English As a Second/Foreign Language: Lecturer, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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University or Organization: Griffith University
Department: School of Languages and Applied Linguistics
Job Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Web Address: http://www.griffith.edu.au/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English as a Second/Foreign Language


Description:

Reference No: 491633
Department: School of Languages and Applied Linguistics
Work type: Fixed term (12 months)

Overview:
The School of Languages and Linguistics (LAL) seeks to appoint a Lecturer
in English (ESL/EFL) as part of the English Language Enhancement Strategy
for international students at Griffith University, Queensland Australia.
The successful applicant will undertake the teaching of English to students
from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. He or she will
convene and teach in English language enhancement courses in cooperation
with colleagues in the School of Languages and Linguistics and the Griffith
English Language Institute (GELI), as well as designing innovative
materials for these courses. Although the position is primarily a teaching
one, the appointee will also have the opportunity to undertake research in
areas related to the teaching and learning of English.

This is a Fixed term (12 months), Full time position based at the Nathan
and Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia.

The role:
This is a teaching-intensive position. Your primary role will involve
convening an undergraduate English language enhancement course across
multiple campuses, contributing to the development and innovation of the
curriculum and materials for this course, and teaching in one or more
undergraduate English language enhancement courses in cooperation with
other staff at LAL and GELI. You will also have the opportunity to conduct
research leading to publications in the area of English language learning
and teaching. You will undertake administrative responsibilities for the
program, School and Faculty, participate actively in school, faculty and
university meetings and forums, and contribute to the profession of ESL/EFL
and Applied Linguistics both within the University and in the broader
academic community.

The person:
The successful applicant will hold a PhD in English as a Second/Foreign
Language or related area and will have recent experience teaching ESL/EFL
at tertiary level and the ability to apply creative approaches to teaching
and learning and develop innovative course materials. You will also need to
provide leadership in delivering courses in collaboration with a supporting
teaching team. You will have the capacity to publish high quality research
and supervise Honours, Masters, and PhD theses in appropriate areas.

Salary range:
Lecturer level B: $73,388 - $87,151 AUD per annum.

Further information:
Please visit http://alturl.com/tb52 to obtain the position description and
application requirements by clicking the PDF link. All applications must be
submitted online via the application URL below.

For position queries, contact Professor Michael Levy, Head, School of
Languages and Linguistics on (+61 7) 3735 7525.

For application queries, contact Miss Hayley Smith, HR Officer on (+61 7)
3735 3505.

Closing date: 16 June 2010 4.30pm AEST

Application Deadline: 16-Jun-2010

Web Address for Applications: https://secure.pageuppeople.com/apply/522/gateway/?c=apply&sJobIDs=491633&SourceTypeID=796
Contact Information:
Hayley Smith
Email: hgriffith.edu.au

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