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LINGUIST List 23.4107

Wed Oct 03 2012

Jobs: Lexical Semantics: Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Oct-2012
From: Monique Cormier <monique.cormierumontreal.ca>
Subject: Lexical Semantics: Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
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University or Organization: Université de Montréal
Department: Département delinguistique et de traduction
Job Location: Montreal, Canada
Web Address: http://www.ling.umontreal.ca/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Lexicography; Semantics; Lexical Semantics


AFF: FAS 09-12/10
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Faculty of Arts and Science
Professor in Linguistics, with a Specialization in Lexical Semantics

The Department of Linguistics and Translation invites applications for a full-
time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in linguistics, with
a specialization in lexical semantics.

The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the
curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and
publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the

PhD in linguistics or other related fields; candidates who have not yet
completed their PhDs but have defended their thesis by the time of
employment (June 1, 2013) will also be considered Specialization in lexical
semantics and demonstrated interest in natural language processing (NLP)
Teaching experience Research and publications in the relevant areas
Proficiency in the French language. The Université de Montréal is a Québec
university with an international reputation. French is the language of
instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively
recruiting the world's best specialists. In accordance with the institution's
language policy
the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to
attain proficiency in French.

The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete
package of employee benefits.

Starting Date:
June 1, 2013

The complete application, including a cover letter, résumé, copies of recent
publications or a description of current research work, and a summary of
teaching and research interests must be received at the address below by
November 5 2012. Three letters of recommendation are to be sent directly to
the department Chair, Dr. Monique C. Cormier, at the application address

For more information about the Department of Linguistics and Translation,
please consult the Web site at: http://www.ling.umontreal.ca.

The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors
in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant
explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should
be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be
lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Employment Equity Program:
The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and
welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals
and people with disabilities. All applicants are asked to complete the
employment equity identification questionnaire posted at
and attach it to their application.

Immigration Requirements:
In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given
to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Application Deadline: 05-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Monique Cormier
Universite de Montreal - Linguistics
P. O. Box 6128, Sta. Centre-ville
Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7
Contact Information:
Dr. Monique Cormier
Email: monique.cormierumontreal.ca

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