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We are seeking to appoint a lecturer in Linguistics at our Albany Campus in Auckland. You will preferably hold a PhD in Linguistics and will be able to demonstrate an active research interest in one or more areas of linguistics, with a preference for descriptive linguistics and indigenous linguistics and/or sociolinguistics.
|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 Albany Campus in Auckland. You will preferably hold a PhD in Linguistics and will be able to demonstrate an active research interest in one or more areas of linguistics, with a preference for descriptive linguistics and indigenous linguistics and/or sociolinguistics. You will be required to teach undergraduate courses in phonetics/phonology, linguistic analysis, upper division syntax and field methods. 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 the Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy 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.
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.
A capacity and willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues.