Posted on: 
July 25, 2017

THREE YEAR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN LINGUISTICS — JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA

Position Overview
The Research Fellow works within the Language and Culture Research Centre (LCRC), James Cook University, under the leadership of the Directors of the Centre. The incumbent conducts research for the Australian Research Council Laureate project ‘How Gender Shapes the World’ and the Australian Research Council Discovery Project 'The integration of language and society, which produces a comprehensive grammar of a language from Papua New Guinea or from the Amazonian region of South America, based on extensive immersion fieldwork, focusing on linguistic diversity and its origins.

The Research Fellow, Language and Culture Research Centre (LCRC) will play a critical role within the College of Arts, Society and Education located in the Division of Tropical Environments & Societies. This is a fixed-term, full-time position of 36.25 hours per week ideally starting on 1 January 2018 until January 2020, located at the Cairns campus.

Classified as Academic Level B the remuneration ranges from $89,859 to $106,029, per annum plus 17.0% employer contributed superannuation.
The advertisement and the Application guide can be found at the jobs@jcu website: https://www.jcu.edu.au/careers-at-jcu/vacancies (vacancy 16096)

Public contact information: 

Professor Alexandra Aikhenvald, Alexandra.Aikhenvald@jcu.edu.au

Position Type: 
Postdoctoral Researcher.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Anthropological Linguistics.