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LINGUIST List 18.2525

Wed Aug 29 2007

Jobs: French: Chairperson of the Dept / Assoc Prof, U Montreal

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        1.    Richard Patry, French: Chairperson of the Department / Associate Professor, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Message 1: French: Chairperson of the Department / Associate Professor, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date: 29-Aug-2007
From: Richard Patry <richard.patryumontreal.ca>
Subject: French: Chairperson of the Department / Associate Professor, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Monttreal
Department: Linguistics and Translation
Web Address: http://www.ling.umontreal.ca/

Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Management

Required Language(s): French (fra)


The Département de linguistique et de traduction, Faculté des arts et des
sciences, is recruiting a director at the rank of full professor or
associate professor with an experience in management.

Job Requirements:
The Faculté and the Département are looking for someone dynamic with
teaching experience and excellent research accomplishments, having a good
vision of a department of linguistics and translation at the Université de
Montréal (undergraduate and graduate studies, and research), administrative
experience, preferably at the director level, and proven leadership
capabilities (competence in management, organization and communication).

Candidates should have been awarded a PhD in linguistics or translation
studies, or the equivalent in one or other discipline. The candidate will
teach in Department's programs in all three cycles, will coach graduate and
PhD students, and pursue his/her research activities.

Located in the earth of Montréal and belonging to the most important
university of Québec province, the Département de linguistique et de
traduction offers undergraduate (bachelor's, minor and major degrees) and
graduate programs (MA and PhD) in both disciplines. For more information on
the Department and Université de Montréal, please visit the following
internet sites: http://umontreal.ca and

The Université de Montréal offers competitive remuneration along with a
complete range of fringe benefits.

Starting Date:
(to be determined by the Faculté)

Those interested in submitting an application should send:
1. a letter indicating their vision of the Department's development and of
the specific challenges and complementarity of its two sections
(linguistics and translation);
2. their curriculum vitae;
3. a research plan (2-3 pages maximum) and
4. the name and address of 3 people capable to provide letters of
reference. These documents can be written in English.

Proponents should consider that administration and teaching is all done in
French at the University of Montreal. Candidates should send their
candidacy file to Mrs. Sylvie Normandeau at the application address listed

In accordance with prescribed requirements for immigration into Canada,
this posting is intended first to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Appointment procedures in use at Université de Montréal provide that all
candidacy files can be viewed by the professors members of the Department
assembly. Those wanting their candidacy to be kept confidential till the
short list (candidates invited for an interview) is established are
requested to mention it in their covering letter.

Application Deadline: 28-Sep-2007
Mailing Address for Applications:
Sylvie Normandeau
Faculté des arts et sciences - Direction,
Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-ville,
Montréal, Québec H3C 3J7
Contact Information:
Actual Chair of the Department Richard Patry
Email: richard.patryumontreal.ca
Phone: (514) 343-6675
Fax: (514) 343-2284

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