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Lecturer in Linguistics

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level B

Classification: Level A or B 
Salary package: $73,309 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed Term (2 Years), commencing January 2021

  • Contribute to ANU's strong research and teaching programs in Linguistics.
  • Develop and teach successful courses at all levels of undergraduate language and culture teaching.
  • Supervise Honours and MA students, and develop courses at these levels as required.
  • Role is based in Canberra, ACT.

Position overview
The ANU School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics is seeking a Lecturer in Linguistics to contribute to its strong research and teaching programs in Linguistics. The appointee will be a skilled teacher in the area of linguistics, with the capacity to enthuse students in introductory linguistics courses, to teach more experienced undergraduate and postgraduate students and to supervise Honours and Masters students. Expertise is sought in one or more of the following teaching areas: cross cultural communication, phonetics/phonology, syntax. The appointee will be expected to have an active research agenda which includes plans for seeking funding opportunities.

We anticipate the appointee will commence no later than January 2021.

College overview
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For more information please contact: Dr Katie Sutton E:

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please upload the following two documents:

  • A statement of approximately three pages addressing the selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor).

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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