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Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Chinese


Area: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Salary (FTE): Advertised at multiple classifications
Work type: Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia
               The School of Languages and Cultures
The School of Languages and Cultures has grown rapidly in recent years and now has over 1000 EFTSL (8,000 course enrolments). It is one of the largest Schools of language instruction in Australia with over 45 academic staff. The School teaches Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish, as well as Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, to students in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of International Studies, the university-wide concurrent Diploma in Languages, the Diploma of Arts, and dual degree programs.

At postgraduate level the School offers two NAATI-accredited Masters programs in Translation and Interpreting (one in Japanese and one in Chinese) and growing programs in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and TESOL. Staff research and supervise PhD students in these fields and also in Australian Aboriginal languages.

The School leads the Brisbane Universities Language Alliance which manages cross-institutional LOTE enrolments between UQ and the other two major Universities in south-east Queensland: the Queensland University of Technology, and Griffith University.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at https://languages-cultures.uq.edu.au/ or http://researchers.uq.edu.au.

The role
The School is looking to appoint an Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in the area/s of Chinese language and linguistics, applied linguistics, translation and interpreting or related fields. The successful appointee will engage, as an Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer, in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision, undertake and contribute to further development of the School’s Chinese program, as well as performing research, service/engagement and other activities associated with the School.

The person
Applicants should possess a PhD in a relevant area of Chinese language and linguistics, applied linguistics, translation and interpreting or related fields. The applicant should also have demonstrated capacity to implement effective language-teaching methodologies and use alternative modes of teaching, including blended and/or flexible learning. The applicant should also have demonstrated evidence of a developing or record of publication in high-quality outlets in the field appropriate to the level of the appointment.

Remuneration
The Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications, experience and academic achievements. Applicants should note in their cover letter the academic level to which they are applying.

Academic Level A

The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416 p.a.).

Academic Level B

The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Enquiries
To discuss this role please contact Professor Michael Haugh on +61 7 3365 6314 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Advertised: 23 May 2017
Applications close: 18 Jun 2017 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

 

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