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University of California, San Diego: Lectureship in Literature and Lectureship in History

Lecturer Posting for Literature
University of California, San Diego, Literature

The Department of Literature, within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Pending budgetary approval, one or more non tenure-track lectureships are expected to be available in 2017-18 academic year. All Literature courses will be considered and based on department needs. Ph.D. or MFA or Master’s Degree in related field and outstanding teaching experience are required. The full list of courses offered by the department can be found in the online course catalogue: ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/LIT.html. Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Proof of authorization to work in the U. S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Applications close: October 1, 2017
For full information and to apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01366.


Temporary Lecturer 2017-2018 in History
University of California, San Diego, Arts and Humanities

The Department of History within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

We are seeking applicants for temporary lecturer position(s) in the fields of Africa, Ancient Mediterranean, East Asia, Europe, Jewish Studies, Latin America, Middle East, United States and History of Science. Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly or annual, with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and funding availability. Position(s) available during the 2017/2018 academic year.

Applications close: July 7, 2017
For full information and to apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01372.

University of Helsinki: 3 Postdoctoral Researcher Positions in Digital Humanities – Call For Applications

Three Postdoctoral Researchers in Digital Humanities at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts

  • Position 1 Postdoctoral Researcher In Computational Or Computer Science
  • Position 2 Postdoctoral Researcher In Linguistics
  • Position 3 Postdoctoral Researcher In History Or Cultural Heritage

Applications close Sunday, July 9, 2017.

For full information and to apply, please visit:  https://www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/three-3-postdoctoral-researchers-digital-humanities.

Monash University: Lecturer in Literary Studies – Call For Applications

Monash University: Lecturer in Literary Studies

Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $92,074 – $109,339 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

We are looking for a candidate with scholarly expertise in Children’s and Young Adult literature, with evidence of successful tertiary teaching experience in this field at undergraduate level. Desirable attributes would include: an ability to supervise creative writing projects in this area at honours and postgraduate levels; expertise in related texts in the field of Victorian literature; and an interest in speculative fiction.

Applications close: Thursday 29 June 2017, 11.55pm AEST

For full information and to apply: http://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/563200/lecturer-in-literary-studies.

University of Vienna: Tenure-Track Position for the field of Arabic-Islamic Philosophy in the Context of Medieval Intellectual and Cultural History – Call For Applications

University of Vienna, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
Tenure-Track Position for the field of Arabic-Islamic Philosophy in the Context of Medieval Intellectual and Cultural History

The successful candidate will be expected to have an excellent track record in research and teaching in Arabic-Islamic Philosophy in the context of intellectual and cultural history. S/he will also have demonstrable expertise in studying the history of texts. A focus of research on the issue of the transmission of ancient Greek philosophy into Arabic is desired. The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of the relevant languages of the primary sources, particularly Classical Arabic. Proficiency in ancient Greek and Latin is also essential.

Main research field: Philosophy, Ethics / 6031

Linguistics and literary sciences/ 6020

Special research field: History of Philosophy / 603104

Arabic studies / 602009

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
  • Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
  • Experience in designing and participating in research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept as well as the ability and willingness to teach students in all phases of their studies (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promoting young academic colleagues
  • S/he will be prepared to structure her/his teaching in such a way that the position will establish a nexus between Islamic Theology, Oriental Studies and Philosophy.

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees. In addition, the University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to be prepared to take over responsibility on the organisational level of the Faculty and the University, if necessary.

The application deadline is  30 June, 2017.

For full information and to apply, please visit: https://univis.univie.ac.at/ausschreibungstellensuche/flow/bew_ausschreibung-flow?_flowExecutionKey=_cFEA6CFEA-C347-4436-AA7B-4C2A5A6707D0_kB02984DE-3845-EBA8-C892-C3F4F9C24092&tid=62526.28.

University of Vienna: Tenure-Track Position for the field of Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy – Call For Applications

University of Vienna, Faculty of Philosophy and Education
Tenure-Track Position for the field of Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Candidates are expected to have profound competence in the field of Medieval Philosophy (including the Latin and the Greek-Byzantine tradition) as well as in Early Modern Philosophy, while their scholarly expertise should lie in the field of Early Modern Philosophy. The ability to teach introductory courses and seminars on Medieval philosophy and on Early Modern Philosophy is essential. The successful candidate should be prepared to collaborate with colleagues in related research areas.

Main research field: Philosophy, Ethics / 6031

Special research field: History of philosophy / 603104

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
  • Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
  • Experience in designing and participating in research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept as well as the ability and willingness to teach students in all phases of their studies (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promoting young academic colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees. In addition, the University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to be prepared to take over responsibility on the organisational level of the Faculty and the University, if necessary.

The application deadline is  30 June, 2017.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://univis.univie.ac.at/ausschreibungstellensuche/flow/bew_ausschreibung-flow?_flowExecutionKey=_c744FAA26-9D72-BAF2-D28E-E546D981FB90_kC3F132D2-80F9-1E07-BF52-57B2F3D1D485&tid=62524.28

Penrhos College: Head of Music – Call For Applications

Penrhos College Head of Music (Commencing 2018)

Penrhos College is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for girls, Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.

Our purpose is to ‘inspire girls to become extraordinary women’.

Penrhos College has an exciting leadership opportunity for someone with a vision for excellence in music and innovation in teaching practices commencing Term 1, 2018. The College has a well-established and leading Music and Performing Arts program. Areas covered in the Music program include Classroom Music, the Instrumental/Vocal Tuition Program and numerous performance ensembles and choirs. Penrhos College is a leader in music education and performance standards.

The Head of Music will lead a large group of peripatetic instrumental and voice tutors in this important area of the School’s Curriculum. The School’s Piano Accompanist, Teacher/Choir Director and Music Administration Coordinator are also members of the Department.

The load distribution for this 1.0 FTE position will be 0.5 FTE for Head of Department and 0.5 FTE Teaching.

Head of Department positions are placed on four (4) year contracts with renewals in successive four (4) year periods, subject to successful performance in the position and other relevant factors.

Heads of Department play key roles in the development and implementation of innovative academic programs and high quality tuition within the College, which aim to provide students with a wide range of opportunities to achieve their academic potential. This is achieved within a context of providing a high level of professional care and development of staff within their department and to ensure the work environment is positive, fulfilling, and challenging.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and Bachelor of Education or a degree qualification supported by a Post Graduate Diploma of Education.
  • Current Crimtrac Police Clearance.
  • Current TRBWA Membership including a Working with Children card (WWC).
  • Commitment to the College’s Core Shared values of Respect, Integrity, Empathy, Knowledge, Growth and Synergy.

Please address the following selection criteria as a part of your application:

  1. A variety of teaching experiences across all Secondary School year levels within the Music learning area and in fostering progressive educational pedagogies and phase appropriate practices.
  2. An academic record which demonstrates an ability to foster personal best and the opportunity to achieve academic excellence, particularly in ATAR level Year 11/12 Music.
  3. Ability to manage staff and facilitate team work.
  4. Demonstrated excellence in Leadership skills, initiative and drive.
  5. Demonstrated Information and Communication Technology (ICT) competence and the ability to integrate ICT into the learning environment to provide opportunity for students to develop 21st Century Skills.
  6. An excellent working knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum, WACE Courses and associated pedagogy for delivery of curriculum.
  7. Experience leading and collaborating with staff and students in a K-12 educational environment.

Please refer to the Position Statement for more information: This can be found on the Penrhos College Website’s ‘Careers’ Section.

Alternatively, please contact Human Resources on (08) 9368 9500.

Applications close 4pm Friday 30 June, 2017.

How to Apply

Your Application must include:

  1. Cover letter and Selection Criteria: Please combine your cover letter and selection criteria document; stating why you are applying for the position and providing your contact details. Selection Criteria please address the seven marked essential criteria and outline your suitability for the role. Selection criteria can be found on the Position Statement (Maximum 4 pages)
  2. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae outlining your personal details, qualifications (including WWC and TRBWA registration) and relevant work history, education and professional memberships. Relevant work history should commence with the most recent position you have held as well as the dates/period of employment. In the description of your work history give a brief summary of the duties and responsibilities for each of the positions.
  3. Work-related referees: The names and details of your most recent line managers and two other work related referees, ideally one of which is a peer and the other a sub ordinate who you have either line managed or mentored.
  4. Submission of Application: When submitting your application please combine your cover letter and resume into one document to upload.

Please send through your application to applications@penrhos.wa.edu.au or post to Human Resources Department, 6 Morrison Street COMO WA 6152

The University of Melbourne: Lecturer & Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design and History – Call For Applications

The University of Melbourne: Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning
Lecturer & Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design and History

Salary: $98,775 – $117,290 per annum (Level B) or $120,993 – $139,510 per annum (Level C), plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.

The Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne seeks to appoint an outstanding academic with a passion for the field of Australian architectural history and architectural design. The successful candidate will have a research focus in Australian architectural history and heritage. The appointee will be capable of making significant contributions both in their areas of expertise as well as in the broader field of architecture, and have the desire to help build an architecture program of world excellence. As a multi-disciplinary Faculty, we welcome candidates who while focussing on architecture can contribute broadly to the Faculty’s research strengths, in this case, to the Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH). We also encourage applicants who can contribute to ongoing built environment related policy debate nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will have a proven capability to make a significant contribution to teaching, research and engagement in Australian architectural history and architectural design. Their academic qualifications will be demonstrated through a strong track record in teaching and learning, research and engagement, with an emphasis on international dissemination of research findings and locally grounded knowledge.

Key to this role will be the demonstrated ability to influence and stimulate the student experience through a range of learning and teaching initiatives. The successful candidate will work with Faculty and University colleagues to refine and enhance the student experience, developing and delivering programs and initiatives that focus on interdisciplinary approaches to take advantage of the emerging design culture in the Faculty.

The appointee will teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels, including into the Bachelor of Design, and will participate in the supervision of research higher degree students. The appointee will have an established research specialisation in architectural history, and demonstrate a high level of research performance and potential relative to the level of appointment. They will have potential to cultivate research links with other groups and disciplines on campus, and with industry and the professions nationally and internationally.

Applications close: 6 July, 2017.

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/890984/lecturer-senior-lecturer-in-architectural-design-and-history.

La Trobe University: Lecturer in Philosophy – Call For Applications

La Trobe University: Lecturer in Philosophy

Location: Bundoora, Banyule, Australia
Salary: $90,740 – $107,758 per annum

A Level B teaching and research academic is expected to develop curriculum, teach and undertake research or other scholarly work relevant to the development of their discipline or professional field. You must have a demonstrated capacity to teach into a wide range of undergraduate subjects for the Philosophy major. Staff may also be requested to contribute to teaching in interdisciplinary majors such as Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies and/or our Politics, Philosophy and Economics degree. Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and studio sessions;
  • Design and maintenance of on-line provision, including assessment, blended learning activities, on-line tests and discussion groups;
  • Acting as subject coordinator;
  • Participate in innovative course level curriculum design, development and review plus involvement in professional activity;
  • Contribute to a robust and ambitious research culture, including demonstrated capacity to contribute to program’s research targets.

Deadline: 30 June, 2017.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/en-au/listing/56354/lecturer-in-philosophy.

VIDA, Blog of the Australian Women’s History Network: Postgraduate Editorial Assistantships – Call For Applications

VIDA: Blog of the Australian Women’s History Network invites applications from Australasian postgraduate students for an exciting new initiative: postgraduate editorial assistants.

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of VIDA blog in July 2017, we are seeking up to two postgraduate editorial assistants to collaborate with the managing editors. Together, we will continue the production of the blog into its second year.

The assistantship will run between August 2017 and August 2018. Postgraduate editorial assistants will be expected to contribute to the curation, commissioning and editing, and social media presence of VIDA blog.

Managing Editors Alana Piper and Ana Stevenson invite doctoral candidates currently enrolled as Ph.D. candidates at universities in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific to apply for this exciting opportunity.

VIDA, inaugurated in July 2016, is a collaborative blog dedicated to public scholarship in the research and practice of feminist history, with a specific focus on gender and women’s history. Postgraduate editorial assistants will work alongside the managing editors on a part-time, unpaid basis from August 2017 to August 2018.

This year-long assistantship offers postgraduates the opportunity to learn invaluable editing and social media skills. Under the supervision of the managing editors, postgraduate assistants will be expected to suggest new publication initiatives for VIDA, liaise with authors via email, and edit a variety of blogs relating to feminist, gender, and women’s history across many historical periods and geographical regions. At the end of the assistantship, postgraduates will be invited to publish an overview of their Ph.D. research on VIDA.

The selected postgraduate editorial assistants will learn a variety of skills relevant to public scholarship and the production and maintenance of an academic blog. Postgraduate assistants will be responsible for soliciting new material, liaising with authors, editing blogs and book reviews, and publicising research online. Skills postgraduate assistants will learn include: digital publishing; copy editing; open-access image research; WordPress formatting; and social media. Collaboration between the postgraduate assistants and the managing editors will be facilitated online, so assistants need to be able to access a computer and the internet.

While VIDA is produced on a completely voluntary basis, postgraduate assistants will receive a complimentary one-year membership to the Australian Women’s History Network.

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.auswhn.org.au/blog/postgraduate-editorial-assistantship-vida.

Applications close: July 10, 2017.

Curtin University: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Humanities & Social Science (HASS) – Call For Applications

Curtin University: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Humanities & Social Science (HASS)

Curtin University is undergoing an exciting period of transformational change as we strive towards our vision of being a recognised international leader in research and education by 2030. With more than 50,000 students and 3,500 academic and professional staff, we believe that investing in dedicated people and their ideas will make tomorrow better. With this in mind, the School of Education is offering an academic Senior Lecturer’s appointment focusing on the discipline area of Humanities & Social Science (HASS).

The successful candidate will undertake teaching in the Humanities & Social Science (HASS) undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs and provide pedagogical leadership and support. You will contribute to the development and teaching of units (including face to face and online workshops), undertake supervision of postgraduate research students, conduct research, and take up administrative duties. Teaching excellence and effectiveness in identifying student needs, conducting activities that stimulate and foster student learning, and innovation in curriculum design and development of learning materials is imperative to your success in this position.

You need a doctoral qualification in relevant/related discipline. Teaching experience, both face-to-face and online, and have high level teaching skill and a demonstrated teaching delivery in the tertiary environment.

You must have extensive teaching experience in relevant areas and a strong record of high quality teaching and research, experience in content development, knowledge of effective pedagogical practice and exemplary communication skills. Experience in unit coordination and the capacity to supervise students at postgraduate level will be strongly regarded.

If you have a passion for teaching in the field and work well as part of a team, apply now. Position to commence 17th July 2017

Deadline: 15 June, 2017.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://webkiosk.curtin.edu.au/recruit/WK8127$APP.draw_attachments?P_VACANCY_REF_NO=4755&P_CALLER_URL=WK8127ZZDOLLARZZAPP.QueryListZZQMARKZZZ_ORDER_BY=1.