LINGUIST List 25.2512
Jun 11 2014
Analysis; General Linguistics: Lecturer, Massey
Editor for this issue:
Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>
From: Peter Petrucci
Subject: Discourse Analysis;
General Linguistics: Lecturer, Massey
University, Wellington, New Zealand
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University or Organization: Massey
Department: School of Humanities
Job Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Job Title: Lecturer in Linguistics
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; General
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in
Linguistics for Massey University’s Wellington
Campus. The appointee will have a PhD and
active research portfolio in discourse analysis
and/or media linguistics and will be expected
to teach courses in Language and Communication,
Discourse, Language and Identity, and
Multimodal Discourse Analysis.
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 Communications and Bachelor of
Massey is a distance provider and contribution
to the distance offerings of the Linguistics
programme will be expected.
To enhance the learning and qualification
outcomes of Massey's students and the scholarly
outputs of the University by undertaking an
effective programme of teaching; undertaking
research including research supervision of
students; engaging in the pursuit of external
funding; providing administrative and
professional service to the University and
broader academic or professional
1. Undertake undergraduate and postgraduate
2. Develop and teach major curriculum
components of courses.
3. Coordinate and administer the teaching of
4. Supervise the research activities of
graduate and undergraduate students and assist
in the supervision of students/research
projects at a postgraduate level.
5. Undertake continuing personal professional
6. Act as main contact person for the
Linguistics programme on the Wellington
1. Undertake an active, appropriate and viable
personal research programme or participate in
2. Publish papers or other scholarly works in
academic journals and review papers.
3. Present research and act as a discussant at
4. Generate research funding.
Service to the Community
1. Participate in community service activities
that further advance the profession or field
and which are consistent with the University’s
Charter and Strategic Plan.
2. Assist the School to develop an environment
which gives effect to the obligations of the
Treaty of Waitangi.
1. Serve on University and/or School
2. Ensure the observance of University policy
and codes of practice in all teaching,
research, community service and administrative
3. Contribute to the development of a School
working environment of teamwork and
Any other duties as required by the Head of
- PhD qualification and demonstrated teaching
and research expertise.
- 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
- Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, Personal
Attributes, Behaviours, Competencies
- Willingness to adapt to a variety of teaching
demands, with imagination, initiative and
commitment to help develop a successful
- Communicate well with students.
- Plan, prepare and create effective teaching
materials for both internal and distance
- Energy and enthusiasm for promoting the study
Application Deadline: 18-Jul-2014
Web Address for Applications:
Dr. Peter Petrucci
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