City, Architecture, Building, Office Building, Outdoors, Cityscape, Urban, Road, Aerial View, Construction Crane

Associate Lecturer or Lecturer (Burmese)

  • 556149
  • Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Continuing
  • Closing at: Sep 2 2024 at 23:55 AEST

Classification: Academic Level A/B
Salary package: $82,936 - $128,026 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing

  • Fantastic opportunity to work at a University that is unrivalled in its commitment to teaching, studying and researching the languages of Asia and the Pacific
  • A supportive work environment that will nurture your career, provide training and mentoring opportunities
  • Work in a beautiful campus environment on the city’s doorstep

About Us
The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific (CAP) 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 College hosts the largest number of regional experts and specialist academic programs in the English-speaking world, and plays a vital role in informing public policy and Australia's intellectual engagement with the societies, cultures and economies of Asia and the Pacific.

CAP is the centre of excellence for understanding human development and organisation in Asia and the Pacific, and addressing the cultural, economic, environmental, political and societal dimensions of global challenges.

Follow the College of Asia and the Pacific on social media: LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook

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 Opportunity
We are seeking a Lecturer in Burmese Language Studies (Level A / Level B) to contribute to the School’s Burmese Language and South East Asian Studies programs. The successful candidate will be deeply committed to enhancing the teaching program in Burmese Language at both undergraduate and postgraduate through innovative teaching, program building, research development, and community outreach. The Lecturer will report to the Director of the School of Culture, History & Language and will collaborate closely with other language academic staff members. 

In this role, you will contribute to the Burmese language program including preparing and delivering course lectures, tutorials, and seminars, developing course materials (including online), delivering and marking assessment items, providing student consultations, completing educational administrative work, and coordinating subjects. You will undertake independent research in a related field, publish original work in peer-reviewed journals, present research at academic seminars and conferences, and collaborate with scholars nationally and internationally. You will actively seek external funding, supervise and assess students, supervise advanced research students, work collaboratively with academic and research support staff, integrate research into teaching, and engage with the community on issues of significance.

This position will be an ongoing appointment, commencing Semester 1, 2025.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our preferred candidate will possess (or progressing toward) a doctoral qualification (PhD) in  a relevant field in the humanities and social sciences with a focus on South East Asian languages, literature, and/or cultures, including the use of Burmese and other South East Asian language sources. They should have experience teaching Burmese Language at all academic levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate. To excel in this role you will demonstrate a commitment to enhancing the teaching experience and have familiarity with learning technologies, hybrid teaching and innovative approaches to learning. An active research and publication track record in areas related to Burmese Language is highly desirable.

To enquire about this opportunity, please contact the Associate Professor Jane Ferguson E:

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access
Increasing the representation of women, First Nations people and persons from diverse gender, ability, cultural and linguistic backgrounds is a strategic priority for the College of Asia and the Pacific. We strongly encourage applications from these groups.

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 is a large, diverse employer. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

How to Apply
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 candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.


Apply Now

Refer someone to this job

Not You?

Thank you

Job referral

Know someone great for this role! 

Recommended Jobs

Senior Research Officer

ANU Officer 7 556677 Northern Territory NT Australia Northern Territory, NT School of Medicine and Psychology Professional Fixed Term
Utilise your research experience and be involved in an impactful project addressing access to disability services in remote and Aboriginal communities.

Software Developer

ANU Officer 7 556145 Canberra / ACT ACT Australia Canberra / ACT, ACT, 2601 School of Engineering Professional Continuing (Contingent Funded)
The Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program within the School of Engineering is seeking a Software Developer to work on few projects within the program.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Level A 556588 Canberra / ACT ACT Australia Canberra / ACT, ACT, 2601 Res School of Earth Sciences Academic Continuing (Contingent Funded)
The ANU Research School of Earth Sciences is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to work in the new ARC Centre of Excellence for Weather of the 21st Century.

Senior Manager, Defence Industry Security Coordination

Senior Manager 1 556748 Canberra / ACT ACT Australia Canberra / ACT, ACT, 2601 Chief Information Security Office Professional Continuing
Join the Australian National University (ANU) as Senior Manager, Defence Industry Security Coordination, where you will play a crucial role in safeguarding the Universities research integrity whilst fostering strategic partnerships in the defence ...

Senior Governance Officer

ANU Officer 8 556472 Canberra / ACT ACT Australia Canberra / ACT, ACT, 2601 Corporate Governance and Risk Office Professional Continuing
Come and build your future career with the friendly and supportive Corporate Governance and Risk Team. Contribute to the good governance and efficient operation of Australia's national University.

Senior Auditor

ANU Officer 8 556471 Canberra / ACT ACT Australia Canberra / ACT, ACT, 2601 Corporate Governance and Risk Office Professional Continuing
The ANU is looking for an experienced Senior Auditor to join the team taking a leading role in providing and supporting internal audit and risk management services.

Job Alerts

Not You?

Thank you