LINGUIST List 32.1041

Mon Mar 22 2021

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Casual Academic, Flinders University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 22-Mar-2021
From: Karlee Cook <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Casual Academic, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia
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University or Organization: Flinders University
Department: College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
Job Location: Bedford Park, Australia
Web Address:
Job Title: Casual Academic

Job Rank: Casual Academic; Other

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is inviting suitable individuals as casual academics to teach into one of the largest topics at Flinders University. The topic, Academic and Professional Communication, aims to develop students’ academic communication skills at the university.

For this position, casual academics should be willing to commit between 8-12 hours of teaching per week during the regular semester period.

Applicants must have at least a Master’s degree in English Language Education (or closely related fields in Applied Linguistics) from an accredited program at the time of application. Candidates should also have a minimum of two years’ experience in tertiary level teaching. Professional knowledge and experience of EAP/ESP teaching and flipped/blended learning and teaching is definitely an advantage.

The successful candidates also need to possess the following abilities:
- Show an awareness of effective EAP pedagogy in student-centred approaches,
- Strong ability to build rapport with and motivate students,
- Possess excellent organizational skills,
- Have excellent communication skills,
- Be collegial and willing to work as part of a team

The selected candidate is expected to begin teaching in the second semester of 2021.

For further information regarding the position, please contact Dr Werner Botha at the contact information provided below.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only***

The application must include:
- A cover letter and an updated curriculum vitae;
- Names and contacts of 3 referees;
- Teaching evaluations of recent two years (if any);
- Copy of academic certificates and
- Evidence of Australian work rights.

Please note:
A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University may also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Werner Botha

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