Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Japanese Language and Studies) Academic Level B or C
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Classification: Academic Level B/C
Salary package: $107,475- $143,433 (AUD) per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing
The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The College hosts the largest number of regional experts and specialist academic programs in the English-speaking world, and plays a vital role in informing public policy and Australia's intellectual engagement with the societies, cultures and economies of Asia and the Pacific.
CAP is the centre of excellence for understanding human development and organisation in Asia and the Pacific, and addressing the cultural, economic, environmental, political and societal dimensions of global challenges.
The School of Culture, History and Language (CHL) is the focus of research and teaching in Asian and Pacific humanities, social sciences and languages and seeks to build excellence in understanding and capability in engaging with the Asia and Pacific region. The key disciplines that are represented in the School are anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, gender studies, history, linguistics, and languages, all contributing to the foundational knowledge of Asia and the Pacific.]
CHL seeks to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to contribute to its research and teaching activities in Japanese Language and Studies. The Japanese language program is one of the largest at the ANU, with a comprehensive range of courses tailored for beginners to near-native speakers. The Japanese Studies program offers a broad suite of content-oriented courses, including history, politics, literature, popular culture, international relations, translation, and teaching Japanese. Along with teaching activities, faculty members in Japanese Language and Studies actively produce world-leading research in their respective areas.
The successful candidate will be deeply committed to enhancing Japanese language and Japanese studies at the ANU through research, language teaching, community outreach, and program building.
The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP), in which CHL is located, leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching, and contributions to public debate. It seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The College has a unique transdisciplinary and interregional mandate, and CHL exemplifies this commitment to academic excellence. Our research in CHL is organised around the themes of Culture, History, Language, and Environment across the disciplines of Anthropology; Archaeology and Natural History; Gender, Media and Cultural Studies; Languages; Linguistics; and History.
CHL is a community of researchers dedicated to investigating and learning with and about the people, languages, and societies of Asia and the Pacific. We are proud that the study, teaching, and appreciation of Asian and Pacific languages at the School is unrivalled in Australia and the world. Excellence in area studies and language education is a core value of our scholarly enterprise. This excellence underpins the cultural knowledge and expertise of our scholars and places us at the forefront of learning and research.
Alongside CHL, the ANU Japan Institute also serves as a hub for Japanese studies at the university. The Institute is Australia’s largest network of distinguished and emerging scholars with professional expertise on Japan. The selected candidate is encouraged to be part of this unique community of Japanese studies scholars.
Our Ideal Candidate
We seek a scholar and educator who will bring expertise and intellectual distinction to our research and education profile and will have an active research and publication agenda in an area related to Japanese language and/or Japanese studies. The candidate’s area of research is open to all disciplines with a particular interest in applicants working on Japanese society, popular culture, and literature. Scholars whose focus will complement and enhance the diversity of the school’s current research profile are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access
Increasing the representation of women, First Nations people and persons from diverse gender, ability, cultural and linguistic backgrounds is a strategic priority for the College of Asia and the Pacific. We strongly encourage applications from these groups.
The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on firstname.lastname@example.org
ANU is a large, diverse employer. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion
How to Apply
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.
|Secondary Categories:||Japanese History / Studies