LINGUIST List 23.2752

Mon Jun 18 2012

Jobs: Modified: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Ling: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, The University of Auckland

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 31-May-2012
From: Nicola Sandford <>
Subject: Modified: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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University or Organization: The University of Auckland Job Location: Auckland, New Zealand Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


**Please note the change in job rank - equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor"

Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (equivalent toAssistant/Associate Professor) level position in Chinese Language and/orLinguistics at The University of Auckland, School of Asian Studies. Thisappointment is a tenurable position, commencing early 2013. (VacancyNumber: 14093)

Applicants for this post are expected to have a relevant doctoral degree, astrong record of teaching Chinese language at tertiary level and a good recordof post-doctoral activities in language-related research and publication.Candidates should have native or near native competence in Chinese andEnglish and demonstrable experience of teaching and research at universitylevel.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute flexibly to teaching inthe Chinese programme and to contribute to postgraduate teaching in theirarea of specialty; to collaborate with colleagues in the dissemination of goodteaching practice; to contribute to language-related administration; and tocontinue to develop their research profile. Applicants should submit a sampleteaching video and accompanying teaching plan with their application.

The School of Asian Studies is the only specialist Asian Studies departmentin New Zealand and also houses the largest community of academic staffand students in this field. It offers programmes in Chinese, Japanese, Koreanand Asian Studies. The Chinese programme is the oldest and largest in NewZealand. Research interests in the School are wide-ranging andinterdisciplinary, and the School of Asian Studies fosters a pluralist ethosinvolving the various disciplines and values collegiality highly. In bothresearch and teaching the School is well positioned within a broadercommunity of scholarship on Asia both within the University and in the Asia-Pacific region. The University enjoys active relations with many of the topuniversities in East Asia. The University of Auckland is New Zealand'sleading research university and is currently ranked 23rd in the world forModern Languages (QS World University Rankings, 2011).

Information on the School of Asian Studies and the University of Aucklandmay be accessed through the website of the Faculty of Arts:

For further information go to

The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from allqualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty ofWaitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

Application Deadline: 15-Jul-2012 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Nicola Sandford Email:

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