ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
Research School of Pacific & Asian Studies
Department of Linguistics
Professor of Linguistics
Academic Level E
Salary Package: $AUD124,403 - $AUD131,929 pa plus 17% super
Reference No.: PA3886
The Department of Linguistics seeks an outstanding scholar for appointment as
Professor. The successful candidate will have a distinguished publication
record and extensive experience in postgraduate education and will have
demonstrated achievement in providing academic leadership. He/she will have
field experience and substantial research achievements in one or more of the
following domains: Austronesian languages, Papuan languages, mainland Southeast
Asian languages and/or their relationships with each other and with
neighbouring areas. The position carries only modest teaching responsibilities
but the appointee will be expected to serve as Head of Department.
Candidates will be expected to provide a detailed statement of the research
project(s) they intend to pursue during the initial five years of the
appointment. The research should be compatible with the Department's range of
interests, as outlined in the Further Particulars obtainable from the Head of
Department. The successful candidate will also be expected to serve on the
editorial board of the publication series, Pacific Linguistics.
In addition to pursuing his or her own research interests, the appointee will
be expected to provide academic leadership within the discipline; contribute to
PhD training in the Graduate Program; co-operate in the multidisciplinary
environment of the School; and generally to promote the work of the Department.
The position is available from 1 October 2007.
Further particulars, including selection criteria, are available from:
Janelle Chalker, phone 02 6125 3306, e-mail [log in to unmask] or
If you wish to discuss the position after obtaining the selection documentation,
Professor Robin Jeffrey; Dr John Bowden, phone 02 6125 2221; 02 6125 3281,
e-mail [log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask]
Information for applicants http://info.anu.edu.au/hr/Jobs/How_To_Apply/index.
Job Application Cover sheet - http://info.anu.edu.
Closing Date: 12 April 2007
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