LINGUIST List 11.2270

Thu Oct 19 2000

Jobs: Socioling: Asst Prof at U of Toronto, Canada

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  1. Dr.Tony Pi, Socioling: Asst Prof at U of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Message 1: Socioling: Asst Prof at U of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date: 18 Oct 2000 15:39:11 -0000
From: Dr.Tony Pi <>
Subject: Socioling: Asst Prof at U of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Sociolinguistics
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: December 29, 2000
Contact: Dr. Tony Pi

Address for Applications:
Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto
ON M5S 3H1


The Department of Linguistics at the University of
Toronto invites applications for a tenure-track position in
sociolinguistics at the assistant professor level to begin July 1, 2001.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., preferably with a strong background in
areas such as: language variation (including languages in contact),
language change, and quantitative methods. We also prefer candidates who
also have a good knowledge of phonetics and current linguistic theory.
Candidates should have a strong publication and research record;
evidence of effective undergraduate teaching is an asset. Applicants
should possess a strong commitment to undergraduate as well as graduate

Candidates should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, samples
of not more than two pieces of scholarship, and copies of teaching
evaluations, if available. Candidates should also arrange for three
letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the address below. The
names and addresses (including e-mail) of the three references should be
included in the letter of application. 

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement
is directed to Canadian Citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The
University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible
minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, and others who may add to the diversity of ideas.

The material should be sent to The Chair, Department of Linguistics,
University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 3H1 [Phone: 416 978-4029; e-mail:] The deadline for receipt of applications is
December 29, 2000.
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