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Job Announcement: Macquarie University

Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Full Professor/Professor, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Employer: Macquarie University
Job Location: Sydney, Australia
Title: Professor of Applied Linguistics
Rank: Full Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1922
Date Submitted: 02-May-2013
Job Description: - Progressive and supportive environment
- Competitive salary package
- Join a major academic TESOL group and program

Linguistics at Macquarie has a long and proud tradition of innovation and distinction. Rated above world standard in the recent ERA quality assurance in research exercise, the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University is one of the largest and most diverse in Australia, and one of the most recognised internationally. It has an extensive PhD program and successful postgraduate coursework programs in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Translation & Interpreting, Audiology and Speech Pathology in addition to its highly-regarded undergraduate programs. This appointment is a rare opportunity to join a significant community in Applied Linguistics, including a team of academic colleagues, and a major international TESOL program that has more than 1,000 students from 30 countries either currently enrolled, or alumni.

The Role:
We are seeking an individual with the vision and capability to take a leadership role in research and teaching in Applied Linguistics.

The successful appointee will be an experienced and established academic with an excellent record of scholarly achievement in research, teaching, and PhD supervision. S/he will have a strong record of attracting external research funding and research students, in addition to successful experience in teaching and administration, and will contribute to and provide leadership in these areas. The right person will bring a strength and ongoing interest in language learning.

Applications are encouraged from academics who have a strong research and teaching record in an area of Applied Linguistics relevant to the Department's profile and who meet the following selection criteria:

- Demonstrated leadership in applied linguistics research
- Outstanding track record of research publications, including quality applied linguistics journals
- Demonstrated success in attracting research funding, and ongoing commitment
- Extensive record of successful PhD supervision
- Ability to teach and show leadership in core areas of the postgraduate applied linguistics programs, especially in TESOL.
- A relevant doctorate

Highly Desirable:
- Demonstrated interest in cross-disciplinary research collaboration
- Extensive experience in managing postgraduate degree programs
- Experience in distance/online education
- Familiarity with a range of learning and research technologies
- International profile and experience in international student recruitment

Selection Criteria:
- To be considered for this position applicants must respond to each of the criteria.

Salary Package:
- A competitive package will be offered including base salary in the range of $159,533 - $167,074 plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading.

Macquarie University will assist with the relocation of the appointee and their dependents as needed.

Appointment Type:
- Full-time, continuing (permanent)

For a confidential discussion or to obtain an information brochure, please contact Dr Rosalind De Sailly at the contact phone number or email address below by 5 July 2013.
Application Deadline: 05-Jul-2013
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Rosalind  De Sailly
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Phone: 61 414 574 945