Topic ID #35482 - posted 3/30/2015 2:10 AM

Lecturer in Pacific Archaeology - Australian National University

Jennifer Palmer

The Australian National University
Lecturer in Pacific Archaeology
Classification: Academic Level B 
Salary package: $88,875 to $101,217pa plus 17% superannuation
Fixed Term - 5 years
Position overview
The School of Archaeology and Anthropology in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences is seeking an archaeologist specializing in Pacific archaeology to complement its research and teaching program. We seek to appoint a lecturer with a commitment to field research in Pacific archaeology and expertise in a thematic (historic/prehistoric) or scientific discipline that will compliment the research profiles of the current archaeological faculty. The position will be fixed term for five years (commencing in July 2015), and the successful applicant will be responsible for delivering courses previously taught by Professor Matthew Spriggs. The successful applicant should also be interested in, and able to, translate their research interests so they can develop lively and engaging courses taught at the undergraduate level and above, and also contribute to the supervision of postgraduate research students. He or she will have a strong record of teaching, research and publication, and of securing external grants. The main classroom teaching responsibilities will be at second/third year undergraduate level and above; in addition the appointee will be expected to contribute to first-year undergraduate courses and postgraduate programmes if required by research and teaching commitments of staff who currently teach these courses. Experience with online course delivery would be an advantage.
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 46 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 100 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

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