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LINGUIST List 17.2896

Thu Oct 05 2006

Jobs: Linguistic Anthropology: Asst Prof, University of Toronto

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        1.    Jack Sidnell, Linguistic Anthropology: Asst Prof, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Message 1: Linguistic Anthropology: Asst Prof, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date: 04-Oct-2006
From: Jack Sidnell <jack.sidnellutoronto.ca>
Subject: Linguistic Anthropology: Asst Prof, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada


University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Anthropology
Web Address: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/2573.0.html
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Linguistic Anthropology

Description:

The University of Toronto at Mississauga, Department of Anthropology
invites applications for a tenure-stream position in linguistic
anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2007.

Topical and geographic areas are open; however, candidates should have one
ongoing program of research in one or more of the following areas:

Conversation analysis; Ethnographic approaches to language use (including
gesture and other aspects of embodied communication); Descriptive, formal
or functional approaches to linguistic form from a cross-linguistic and
preferably fieldwork-based perspective; Sociolinguistic issues of language
variation, change and contact; Culture, language and cognition.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, which has
an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern
and spacious campus. The successful candidate will be expected to
demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, develop an independently
funded program of research and to teach in the undergraduate and graduate
programs and will be a member of the Graduate Department of Anthropology,
University of Toronto. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Anthropology on
appointment (or soon thereafter). Additional information on the Department
can be obtained at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/2573.0.html and
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/anthropology

The deadline for submission of applications is November 24, 2006 but
applications should be submitted well before this date if possible.
Candidates should send a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement outlining
current and future research interests, a statement of teaching
specializations and one current research paper to the address below.
Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be
submitted under separate cover. No e-mail applications will be accepted.

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.

Address for Applications:
Chair, Professor Gary W. Crawford
Department of Anthropology
Room 212 North Building
3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6
Canada

Application Deadline: 24-Nov-2006

Contact Information:
Chair, Professor Gary W. Crawford
Email: gcrawforutm.utoronto.ca
Phone: (905) 828-3783
Fax: (905) 828-3837
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