Lecturer in Japanese Studies

University of Melbourne
November 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$114,645 – $136,136
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Lecturer in Japanese Studies

Job no: 0060458 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Arts Department/School: Asia Institute Salary: Level B– $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Join one of the oldest and biggest Japanese Studies academic programs of its kind in Australia.

  • Contribute to coordinating and/or leading the activities of other academics through professional practice and expertise!

  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

  • About the Role The Japanese Studies Program at the University of Melbourne is one of the oldest and biggest academic programs of its kind in Australia, teaching language, society and culture. As a Teaching Specialist, your primary responsibility will be to coordinate teaching activities such as lectures and tutorials and for the preparation and delivery of these classes around Japanese language subjects.

    Your role reports to the Program Convenor in Japanese Studies.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Subject (module) coordination duties including the development of Learning Management System sites and subject guides, preparing and marking assessments, selecting and supervising tutors, recording/reporting component and final results.

  • Subject delivery, including preparing and conducting lectures, tutorials and seminars;

  • Curriculum design and innovation, including cross-disciplinary approaches.

  • Development of technology-based teaching, learning and assessment programs and resources.

  • Who We Are Looking For We are seeking a highly committed and engaging educator who has demonstrated experience in teaching at the tertiary level. You will have the opportunity for professional development to conduct scholarly activity or academic research that informs and enhances your teaching throughout your role. Your advanced written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills will assist you with working independently and as a member of a team.

    You will also have:

  • Completion of a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline

  • Detailed understanding of Japanese language, culture, society and politics

  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum and subject material development;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

    Your New Team – Asia Institute The Asia Institute is the University's key centre for study in Asian languages, cultures and societies, with programs including Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese languages, alongside Asian, Islamic and Contemporary Chinese Studies.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address. If you have any particular questions regarding the job, please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 26 Oct 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 24 Nov 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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