LINGUIST List 29.3617

Thu Sep 20 2018

Jobs: English; General Linguistics; Language Documentation: Lecturer, Griffith University

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Date: 17-Sep-2018
From: HR Services <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics; Language Documentation: Lecturer, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
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University or Organization: Griffith University
Department: School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science
Job Location: Gold Coast, Australia
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer, Linguistics
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Documentation; English and other languages

Required Language(s): English (eng)


About Griffith University:
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

The School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science leads creative and
critical thinking in the diverse disciplines that shape the culture and
communication of our world, past and present.

The School reflects Griffith’s tradition of multidisciplinary study and has
one of the Australia’s largest university teaching bodies in this collective
field. More than 50 full-time continuing academic staff focus on developing
contemporary, interdisciplinary programs, with a strong emphasis on industry
placements, to prepare students for a changing world.

This is a full time, continuing position based at the Gold Coast campus. The
ideal starting date for this position is February, 2019.

The opportunity:
The School is seeking an early-career Linguistics scholar who is committed to
contributing to the development of undergraduate teaching in Linguistics (in
the Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics and in the Bachelor of Arts), as
well as in a suite of postgraduate options. As Lecturer, you will undertake
research, supervise honours and HDR students, and undertake service duties as
assigned by the Head of School. The position commences with a reduced teaching
load in the first year of appointment, in order to facilitate the appointee’s
transition into the role.

About you:
To be successful in this role, you will have a PhD in Linguistics and a
compelling research programme in your area of expertise and the ability to
contribute to generalist and relevant specialist areas of Linguistics learning
and teaching. You will be able to collaborate in cross-disciplinary research
and effectively contribute to the positive culture and aspirations of the

Salary range:
Lecturer, Level B: $92,511 - $109,860 per annum. Salary package including 17%
employer superannuation contribution: $108,239 - $128,537 per annum.

How to apply:
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the
- Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position
- One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
- Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
- Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
- Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
- Employment history, including present position and details of relevant
professional, consulting or industry experience;
- Research interests and list of publications;
- Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as
offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by following the application link provided
below and clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith
University job search page where you will be able to access the position

Further information:
For further information about this role, please contact Professor James
Carson, Head of School, on

For application queries, please contact Corinna Gartrell, HR Officer on +61
(0) 7 3735 6548.

Closing date: Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be
submitted online.

Application Deadline: 17-Oct-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Miss Kaitlin Reents
Phone: 07 3735 6614

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