LINGUIST List 32.3238

Thu Oct 14 2021

Jobs: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics: Lecturer of Linguistics, University of Newcastle, Australia

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 14-Oct-2021
From: Kiwako Ito <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics: Lecturer of Linguistics, University of Newcastle, Australia, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
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University or Organization: University of Newcastle, Australia
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Callaghan, NSW, Australia
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer of Linguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics


The Discipline of Linguistics at The University of Newcastle (Australia) invites applications for an ongoing Lecturer (Level B) position commencing in January 2022.

Preferable Commencement Date: January 2022
*Subject to change based on travel restrictions by Australian government

Deadline: November 8, 2021

Essential Qualification:
- PhD (or evidence of imminent completion of PhD) in linguistics or a related discipline that includes specialization in computational linguistics (e.g., computer science or psychology)

Desirable Qualifications:
- Research experience in at least one of the following: computational linguistics, corpus construction and analysis, cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, and/or quantitative methods.
- Experience in teaching/supervising undergraduate/graduate students.
- A track record of scholarly publications and/or grant application writing.
- Proficiency in either Mandarin Chinese or Arabic.
- Interest in developing interdisciplinary research projects, including in cognitive science, and/or in endangered or Indigenous languages.

Teaching responsibilities will include:
- Introductory and advanced linguistics courses for undergraduate students.
- Courses in the Master of Translation Studies program.
- Supervision of projects for Honours, Master of Translation Studies, and PhD theses.

Research opportunities in the post include:
- Access to UoN College of Human and Social Futures internal funding for pilot studies and for early career development
- Collaboration on Master of Translation Studies Database Construction Project
- Collaboration on the Australian Research Council-funded Landscape, language and culture in Indigenous Australia project on spatial language and spatial cognition in Indigenous language communities.
- Collaboration on the Australia Research Data Commons-funded Time-Layered Cultural Map of Australia 2.0 project.

Please apply via the application link below.

Application Deadline: 26-Nov-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Associate Professor Kiwako Ito
Phone: 61 2 49216109

Page Updated: 14-Oct-2021