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LINGUIST List 23.2871

Thu Jun 28 2012

Jobs: Semantics: Asst Prof, U of Toronto

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <svetlanalinguistlist.org>

Date: 27-Jun-2012
From: Department of Linguistics <lingdeptchass.utoronto.ca>
Subject: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Toronto, Canada
Web Address: http://linguistics.utoronto.ca
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Semantics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto, invites applications for
a one-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of
Assistant Professor, effective August 1, 2012.

The position involves teaching 3 courses in Formal Semantics at the second
and third year undergraduate and graduate level, and 2 others to be
determined from among courses such as the following: Introduction to
Language, English Words, English Grammar, and Advanced Morphology;
conducting research, serving on graduate committees, and taking part in the
normal activities of the Department.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. completed, evidence of research
ability, and relevant teaching experience. Salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Evidence of excellence in teaching and
research is required.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online through the University of
Toronto Current Opportunities website. Please visit
http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers/co.htm, select 'Current Faculty
Opportunities,' and click on the 'Apply' link below the job posting (requisition
ID #1200774). For submission guidelines, please visit: http://uoft.me/how-to-
apply

Your file should include:
1) a cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages;
2) a curriculum vitae;
3) evidence of teaching ability, if available;
4) the names and email addresses of three referees.

Please combine your application into one or two files. The online system can
accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per profile.

Complete applications are due no later than July 18, 2012; however, this
search will remain open until filled. All application materials should be
submitted online.

Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference addressing
their teaching abilities, preferably as signed PDF documents on letterhead,
sent directly to Professor Keren Rice at the address <lin.chairutoronto.ca>
with the subject line: 'Semantics Job - (your full name)'.

More information on the University of Toronto (http://www.utoronto.ca ) and
the Department of Linguistics (http://linguistics.utoronto.ca) can be found on
their respective websites.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Deadline: 18-Jul-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers/co.htm
Contact Information:
Department of Linguistics
Email: lingdeptchass.utoronto.ca

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