Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in European Enlightenment Studies
School of Languages and Cultures , University of Queensland
|Job category||Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
History of Philosophy
History of Philosophy
|Location||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES AND CULTURES, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
The School of Languages and Cultures is one of the largest Schools of language instruction in Australia with over 52 academic staff.
The School teaches Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Korean, Japanese, Russian and Spanish, as well as Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, to students in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of International Studies, and the university-wide concurrent Diploma in Languages, the Diploma of Arts, and dual degree programs.
At postgraduate level the School offers a Master of Arts in in Applied Linguistics and two NAATI-accredited Masters programs in Translation and Interpreting (one in Japanese and one in Chinese). Staff research and supervise PhD students in linguistics, second language studies, translation and interpreting, studies in culture, and related fields.
About This Opportunity
The School of Languages and Cultures seeks a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to engage in undergraduate teaching in the Western Civilisation major, focusing on European Enlightenment texts.
The Western Civilisation major is an interdisciplinary sequence of courses developed by academic staff at The University of Queensland. Taught in small seminars of approximately 10 students, these courses follow a ‘great books’ format and are designed to encourage close reading and critical reflection. As part of the Western Civilisation faculty, you will join an enthusiastic, collaborative teaching team that prioritises student experience and intellectual rigour. Teaching in this major will bring you into contact with some of the brightest and most engaged students that The University of Queensland has to offer.
Proposed courses consider the influence of Enlightenment ideas in literature, philosophy, art, politics and the societies they helped create. They also considers objections that have been raised against some of these ideas and what we think of these objections today.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.
For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, for example a Lecturer (Level B) position is equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor position in the US.
Our Ideal Candidate
We welcome applications from individuals who demonstrate expert knowledge in an area of the European Enlightenment. The position is open to candidates from any relevant disciplinary background, including philosophy, literary studies, history, and European studies.
Successful Level B candidates will demonstrate:
In addition to the essentials for Level B above, Level C candidates must have the following:
The position reports directly to the Director of the Program in Western Civilisation and has a functional reporting line to the Head, School of Languages and Cultures.
We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What We Can Offer
This is a full-time, fixed term position for five years at Academic Level B/C. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range AUD$97,590 - $137,846, plus super of up to 17%.
You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.
For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.
Our Selection Process
As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview will be required to teach a seminar to members of the academic community prior to their scheduled interview. Further information about the teaching demonstration will be provided with adequate notice to shortlisted candidates.
The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, therefore video interview options will be available.
To discuss this role please contact Professor Alastair Blanshard at email@example.com
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Want to Apply?
To submit an application for this role, go to http://search.jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/510217/lecturersenior-lecturer-in-european-enlightenment-studies and use the Apply button.
All applicants must supply the following documents:
Interviews tentatively scheduled: Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Applications close: 4 June 2020
Job No: 510217
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|Hard deadline||June 4, 2020, 11:59pm +10:00|
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|Time created||May 11, 2020, 3:10pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||June 4, 2020, 11:59pm +10:00|
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