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Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 11 Feb 2019

Job no:499331
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Arts, Level B

(Level B) $96,135 - $113,788 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

This continuing position is available from July 2019.

The Scholarly Teaching Fellow is a dedicated teaching position, with demonstrated success in teaching and coordinating Chinese Studies courses at all levels from Chinese to English and/ or English to Chinese translation and/ or interpreting, and supported through Student Evaluation of Learning and Teaching surveys or other evidence of teaching capacity. 

The School of Social Sciences comprises five Departments: Anthropology and Development Studies; Asian Studies; Geography, Environment and Population; Politics and International Relations; and Sociology, Criminology and Gender Studies.  Combining a vibrant and innovative teaching environment with a strong research culture, the School offers an intellectually stimulating environment in which to work.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in any field of Chinese Studies.
  • Native or near-native competence in both English and Chinese.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Chinese language at tertiary level from beginner to advanced level including Chinese background speakers.
  • NAATI qualifications or equivalent ability to teach Chinese to English and/or English to Chinese translation and/or interpreting at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate courses.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11.55pm (ACST), Monday 11 February 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Ning Zhang
Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Chinese Studies

You'll find a full selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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