LINGUIST List 30.1136
Wed Mar 13 2019
Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Otago
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Dr Hunter Hatfield <hunter.hatfield
English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: University of Otago
Department: English and Linguistics
Job Location: Dunedin, New Zealand
Web Address: https://www.otago.ac.nz/english-linguistics/english/index.html
Job Title: Lecturer - Linguistics
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; TESOL
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Department of English and Linguistics
Who we are:
Turning 150 years old in 2019, the University of Otago is New Zealand's first
and oldest University. It has a strong teaching and research tradition and
well-established national and international linkages. It is also one of New
Zealand's largest universities, with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of
$1.6 billion and 4,000 full-time equivalent staff based in Dunedin,
Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Invercargill.
The Linguistics programme at the University of Otago has a strong research
programme in language teacher cognition and development, experimental
linguistics, and Amazonian languages and grammatical descriptions.
As a Linguistics Lecturer within our Programme, you will teach papers in TESOL
(including a teaching practice paper), with the possibility of teaching into
papers in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, first/second language
acquisition, and/or pragmatics.
You will also undertake tutoring and postgraduate MA and PhD supervision, and
may be asked to provide co-supervision in areas outside your own
Your skills and experience:
- Applicants should have (or have by 1 May 2019) a PhD in Applied Linguistics
or Linguistics (or a related field, e.g., TESOL).
- Some teaching experience at tertiary level.
Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of good teaching skills,
the development and delivery of new courses, and a track record of relevant
research and publications, particularly in one or more of the following areas:
- Second language teaching and learning (including TESOL).
- Second language acquisition, especially research on interaction.
- Conversation analysis, discourse analysis, or other types of interactional
- Sociolinguistics, pragmatics, or semantics.
The University of Otago is well-known for its collegiality and, combined with
living in the vibrant city of Dunedin, provides opportunities for an excellent
work-life balance. The Dunedin campus has been ranked as one of the top 15
most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent
schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from Art and Literature to
This is a full-time, permanent (confirmation path) position.
Applications quoting reference number 1900634 will close on Sunday, 31 March
To view all current vacancies and to apply online go to the application link provided below.
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.
E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.
Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2019
Web Address for Applications: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900634
Dr Hunter Hatfield
Phone: +64 3 479 9087
Page Updated: 13-Mar-2019