ANU recruitment: Lecturer (Indonesian Language and Studies)

ANU recruitment: Lecturer (Indonesian Language and Studies)

The ANU Indonesian language program has a distinguished record of teaching and innovation, and links to the ANU’s strengths at the College level on Indonesian history, politics, economics, languages, society and culture. CHL is seeking to appoint a scholar to make a substantial contribution to its Indonesian language program, who has a track record of field research and high-quality publications on Indonesia

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment of five years commencing late 2021 or early 2022. The successful candidate will begin teaching into the Indonesian language program in semester 1, 2022.

As the Indonesian language courses are taught in-person on ANU campus, the successful candidate would be required to be based in Canberra by early 2022.

To enquire about this opportunity, please contact Professor Wayan Arka T: +61 2 6125 2278, E:

For more information and application, click here.


Dr Elly Kent is the editor of the ASAA's blog, Asian Currents and the ANU's Southeast Asia blog, New Mandala. She has worked as a researcher, writer, translator, artist, teacher and intercultural professional over 20 years in academia and the arts in Indonesia and Australia. Elly gained a double degree in Asian Studies (Specialist Indonesia) and Visual Arts (Hons) and a PhD in the same fields from the Australian National University. She is the author of Artists and the People: Ideologies of Indonesian Art (2022) NUS Press, and co-editor (with Virginia Hooker and Caroline Turner) of Living Art: Indonesian Artists Engage Politics, Society and History (2022) ANU Press.

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