School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences
- Continuing, full-time
- $ 93,336 to $ 110,619 per annum (Level B)
- Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
- Relocation assistance provided
The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.
The Linguistics program within the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences at UNE has 6 full-time equivalent Academic staff members, several Adjunct Professors and a vibrant cohort of higher degree research students. It holds an ERA research rating of 3 (world standard) by the Australian Research Council. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Linguistics.
About the role
The discipline of Linguistics is seeking an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Academic to strengthen and expand the University’s research and teaching capacity. The area of expertise is General Linguistics, and the incumbent will be expected to teach in the applied linguistics program. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research program in linguistics, supervise student research projects, fulfil relevant administrative requirements and work as part of the linguistics team in providing instruction to undergraduate and postgraduate units that are delivered in both online and face-to-face formats.
Skills & Experience
The successful applicant will have:
A PhD in General Linguistics
A strong research profile in linguistics
Demonstrated teaching ability
The ability to teach into core descriptive subject areas like Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology and Syntax, as well as more Applied Linguistics subjects.
The ability to supervise linguistics honours and higher degree research students
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate and perform effectively within a team
Willingness to perform administrative tasks within the discipline and the University.
To discuss this opportunity, please contact Dr Nick Reid phone +61 401807035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To find out more about the discipline, visit http://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/bcss/study-areas/linguistics.
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You might live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.
To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and/or www.experiencethehighs.com.au/
Closing Date: 8 December 2017
Reference No: 217217
To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.
Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
Early Career Researcher Fellowships (DECRA)
Department of Linguistics, School of Humanities, University of Adelaide
The Australian Research Council (ARC) annually awards three-year Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRAs) to create opportunities for early career researchers to develop their research careers.
The University of Adelaide, a member of the Go8, seeks to support outstanding ECR applicants to apply for DECRAs to be housed in the School of Humanities, in conjunction with efforts to build research strengths.
Early career researchers who wish to apply have an excellent research track record to date, and have expertise and a prospective project in one of the following focal areas:
1: ANZSRC Field of Research (FoR) 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing or FoR 2005 Literary Studies, potentially in conjunction with the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice
2: FoR 2004 Linguistics, particularly in relation to the Revivalistics: language reclamation, revitalization and reinvigoration, and their correlation with empowered wellbeing and improved mental health (see current NHMRC and ARC grants at the Department, and the activities of the Mobile Language Team).
3: FoR 2001 Communication and Media Studies
4: FoR 2103 Historical Studies
The School will commit resources to developing its research strengths in these areas and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research) will support successful DECRA applicants through provision of AUD$25,000 establishment, conference travel and professional development funds.
If you are interested in exploring the possibility of applying for an award in one of these areas, please e-mail your research CV to the Faculty Research Development Manager, Simon Ladd at email@example.com by 27th of October 2017, making sure to identify the focus area relevant to you in the subject bar (e.g. “Focus 1”). The University reserves the right in our absolute discretion not to support any expressions of interest, having considered any and all CVs.
Terms and conditions
To be eligible for a DECRA a candidate must at the closing time of submission of proposals have been awarded a PhD on or after 1 March 2013 (or longer if combined with periods of significant career interruption). It is important to refer to the ARC Funding Rules and FAQs for detailed information regarding the DECRA program. The ARC DECRA program is highly competitive and support from our institution provides no guarantee of application success. The University is under no obligation under this initiative to employ an individual if the DECRA is unsuccessful.
Professor Ghil‘ad Zuckermann