Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching - Arts

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Cultures, Languages & Linguist
  • Advert Closing Date: 15/11/2019
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55565111

Job Description

School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics

About the role

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching (ALLT) with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition (SLA)/Instructed Language Learning (ILL) in the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics. 

You will be expected to teach and coordinate undergraduate and postgraduate courses in applied linguistics and language teaching.  You will also be expected to supervise postgraduate students and to contribute actively to the research culture of the ALLT Discipline and the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics.

You will have a PhD in Applied Linguistics/TESOL/Linguistics with a proven track record of research and teaching at the university level. Experience teaching and coordinating undergraduate and postgraduate courses is required, as is research expertise in quantitative research methodologies.  A specialization in SLA is required, including an active research program in SLA/Instructed Language Learning.

Our ideal candidate

Someone with an established record of research and publications in the field and has used quantitative/statistical methods in SLA/applied linguistics research. A record of supervising graduate research students (MA, MTESOL, PhD) to completion is also essential. 

Must have experience coordinating and teaching undergraduate and graduate SLA/ILL courses at university level in a multicultural environment, and using and teaching quantitative research methodologies in SLA/applied linguistics.

For more information, please refer to Position Description.

Why work with us

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through: 

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

We also offer a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, discounted childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. 

For more information please visit Staff Benefits


Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of 8 November 2019  and include an up to date CV and cover letter.

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