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We seek to appoint a lecturer in Linguistics at our Palmerston North Campus. You will hold a PhD in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics and will be able to demonstrate an active research interest in one or more areas of study, with a preference for expertise in descriptive linguistics and/or applied linguistics.
|Grade:||Lecturer / Senior Lecturer|
|Applications close:||11:45 p.m. on 7 September 2018|
The School of Humanities at Massey University wishes to appoint a lecturer in Linguistics at the University’s Palmerston North Campus. You will preferably hold a PhD in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics and will be able to demonstrate an active research interest in one or more areas of study, with a preference for expertise in descriptive linguistics and/or applied linguistics. You will be required to teach undergraduate courses in descriptive, historical and forensic linguistics and to contribute to the teaching of our postgraduate courses in applied linguistics.
Duties will include post-graduate supervision and collaborative work with colleagues from across Massey University’s campuses to develop and strengthen the linguistics curriculum in the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Applied Linguistics qualifications.
Experience of distance teaching and familiarity with computer-based teaching technologies will be an advantage, while an ability to work in a collaborative and collegial manner with staff across the university is essential.
To undertake an effective programme of teaching, research and supervision of students in the broad field Linguistics. To seek external funding; provide administrative and professional service to the University and broader academic or professional communities.
Head of School
Service to the Community
Any other duties as required by the Head of School.
Relevant PhD qualification and demonstrated teaching and research expertise in Linguistics/Applied Linguistics.
Demonstrated ability as a teacher with an awareness of up-to-date teaching methodologies and technological applications to teaching
Some familiarity with computer-assisted and Web-based teaching methods is preferred.
A record of published research in linguistics/applied linguistics.
Willingness to adapt to a variety of teaching demands with enthusiasm, initiative and commitment to help develop a successful Linguistics programme.
Communicate well with students.
Energy and enthusiasm for promoting the study of Linguistics/Applied Linguistics.
A capacity and willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues.