Lecturer in Japanese Studies

Country: Australia;

City: Adelaide

Vacancy added: 17.05.2019

Employer: The University of Adelaide

Resumes due: 19.07.2019


(Level B) $97,577 - $115,495 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

This continuing position is available from January 2020

Lecturer in Japanese Studies is a balanced academic position, with a demonstrated ability to teach Japanese language at tertiary level and a demonstrated ability to coordinate a variety of Japanese language courses

The successful candidate has to demonstrate evidence of a research track record in high-quality publication outlets, relative to opportunity, and of a future research strategy.

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 Japanese Studies.
  • Native or near-native competence in both English and Japanese.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Japanese language at tertiary level.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate a variety of Japanese language courses, including online modules and in-country summer/winter schools.
  • Evidence of research track record in high-quality publication outlets, relative to opportunity, and of a future research strategy.


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.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs


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.

Learn more at: arts.adelaide.edu.au


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, 19 July 2019.


For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Ms Kayoko Enomoto

Head, Department of Asian Studies and Japanese Studies Discipline Coordinator

School of Social Sciences

P: 61+ (8) 8313 4284

E: kayoko.enomoto@adelaide.edu.au

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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