Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Linguistics

University of Auckland, New Zealand - Faculty of Arts - School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics

Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Linguistics with a specialization in syntax in the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics. This appointment is a permanent position, starting 1 February 2018.

You will be expected to teach and coordinate undergraduate and postgraduate courses in linguistics.  You will also be expected to supervise postgraduate students and to contribute actively to the research culture of the Linguistics Discipline and the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics.

You will have a PhD in Linguistics with a proven track record of research and teaching at the university level. Experience coordinating undergraduate and postgraduate lecture courses is required, as is research expertise.  A specialization in syntax is required, including an active research program in syntactic theory. A further specialization in Austronesian/Oceanic languages is preferred, as is experience conducting linguistic fieldwork.

Information on the School of Cultures, Languages & Linguistics and the University of Auckland may be accessed through the web site of the Faculty of Arts: http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s highest world-ranked university with a strong record of supporting research through funding, grants and conference support. It is the only New Zealand university currently ranked among the world’s top 200 universities by the Times Higher Education World Rankings of Universities. It ranks in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings. For 2017, the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts is ranked 25th in the QS World University Rankings by subject for Arts and Humanities. The University of Auckland is located in the heart of Auckland, which is ranked third out of 231 world cities for quality of living in the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Survey (see www.mercer.com/qualityofliving).

Enquiries of an academic nature should be addressed to Professor Gary Barkhuizen, Head of the School of Cultures, Languages & Linguistics, telephone +64 9 923 8197, email: g.barkhuizen@auckland.ac.nz.

Applications close Monday 25 September 2017. All applications must be made online, please visit www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz job code: 19196

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