Job opportunities: Applied Linguistics Researchers

By June 6, 2011News

The Faculty of Human Sciences at Macquarie University invites applications for the positions of Researcher and Project Manager in Applied Linguistics to work on a DIAC-funded longitudinal research project. It is the aim of the project to investigate the relationship between language training and settlement success. The research report covering Stage 1 of the study can be downloaded here. These positions will be available from July 2011.

Selection criteria include the following:

• PhD in Applied Linguistics
• Experience in qualitative research
• Ability to liaise with research participants from a variety of language and educational backgrounds
• Strong skills in qualitative data collection, management and analysis
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated capacity to prepare papers for publication and make oral presentations at conferences and scholarly meetings
• Strong IT skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and capacity to work in a team environment
• Experience in adult education
• Strong skills in project management

For further details and to submit an application, please visit Macquarie University’s employment website.

Author Ingrid Piller

Dr Ingrid Piller is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Ingrid’s research expertise is in the fields of intercultural communication, bilingual education and the sociolinguistics of language learning and multilingualism in the contexts of migration and globalization.

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