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The Australian National University

Pacific Language Course Developer

Apply now Job no: 518438
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Technical)
Salary package: $95,894 - $102,664 per annum plus 17% Superannuation 
Term: Full time, Fixed term, 24 month contract

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The School of Culture, History and Language is the focus of research and teaching in Asian and Pacific humanities, social sciences and languages and seeks to build excellence in understanding and capability in engaging with the Asia and Pacific region. The key disciplines that are represented in the School are anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, gender studies, history, linguistics, and languages, all contributing to the foundational knowledge of Asia and the Pacific.

The School seeks an experienced language teacher with advanced proficiency in Tok Pisin to develop a portfolio of online courses using the ANU Learning Management System.  Reporting to the Deputy Director (Languages) and working with members of the Pacific Institute, other language educators, and the Digital Education Services team, the position will have a leadership role in the development of best-practice online language programs in the College. 

Contact: Associate Professor Shun Ishihara, Deputy Director (Languages), School of Culture, History and Language E:  

While this position is advertised as full-time, a part-time appointment may be considered for the right applicant.  Due to the holiday period, it is anticipated that shortlisting and interviews will take place in January.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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