LINGUIST List 14.911

Fri Mar 28 2003

Jobs: Syntax: Asst Prof, York University, Ontario

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  1. pavery, Syntax: Asst Prof, York University, Ontario, Canada

Message 1: Syntax: Asst Prof, York University, Ontario, Canada

Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 12:06:38 +0000
From: pavery <>
Subject: Syntax: Asst Prof, York University, Ontario, Canada

University or Organization: York University
Department: Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Syntax, Semantics, Language Acquisition,


Applications are invited for a contractually limited, one-year
appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Linguistics
commencing July 1, 2003. Qualifications: Ph.D., strong research
record, publications and demonstrated teaching ability. We are
seeking a candidate whose primary area of expertise is in the area of

The Linguistics Programme at York offers a broad range of courses and
encompasses a variety of interests and theoretical approaches.
Consequently, in addition to teaching syntax at the undergraduate
level, the successful candidate will have competence in and be
prepared to teach in one or more of the following areas: semantics,
language acquisition, psycholinguistics and introductory linguistics.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the
Graduate Programme in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly
work and copies of peer and student teaching evaluations. As well,
applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent
to arrive before the deadline.

York University has an Affirmative Action Program with respect to its
faculty and librarian appointments. The designated groups are: women,
racial/visible minorities, persons with disabilities and aboriginal
peoples. Persons in these groups must self-identify in order to
participate in the Affirmative Action Program. The Department of
Languages, Literatures and Linguistics welcomes applications from
persons in these groups. The Affirmative Action Program can be found
on York's website at or a copy
can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at
416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Professor Nicholas Elson, Chair
	Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University
	4700 Keele Street
	Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
	Applications are due by 15-May-2003

Contact Information:
	Peter Avery

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