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Lecturer, Linguistics

Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science leads creative and critical thinking in the diverse disciplines that shape the culture and communication of our world, past and present.

The School reflects Griffith’s tradition of multidisciplinary study and has one of the Australia’s largest university teaching bodies in this collective field. More than 50 full-time continuing academic staff focus on developing contemporary, interdisciplinary programs, with a strong emphasis on industry placements, to prepare students for a changing world.

This is a full time, continuing position based at the Gold Coast campus. The ideal starting date for this position is February, 2019.

The opportunity
The School is seeking an early-career Linguistics scholar who is committed to contributing to the development of undergraduate teaching in Linguistics (in the Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics and in the Bachelor of Arts), as well as in a suite of postgraduate options. As Lecturer, you will undertake research, supervise honours and HDR students, and undertake service duties as assigned by the Head of School. The position commences with a reduced teaching load in the first year of appointment, in order to facilitate the appointee’s transition into the role.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will have a PhD in Linguistics and a compelling research programme in your area of expertise and the ability to contribute to generalist and relevant specialist areas of Linguistics learning and teaching. You will be able to collaborate in cross-disciplinary research and effectively contribute to the positive culture and aspirations of the School.

Salary range
Lecturer, Level B: $92,511 - $109,860 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $108,239 - $128,537 per annum.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description - 00059332_PD.pdf
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Professor James Carson, Head of School, on

For application queries, please contact Corinna Gartrell, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6548.

Closing date: Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

Location: Southport - Australia
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th September 2018
Closes: 17th October 2018
Job Ref: 110093
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