LINGUIST List 21.1474

Fri Mar 26 2010

Jobs: French Ling; Generative Syntax: Lecturer, University of Toronto

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        1.    Marjorie Rolando, French Linguistics; Generative Syntax: Lecturer (Limited Term), University of Toronto, Canada

Message 1: French Linguistics; Generative Syntax: Lecturer (Limited Term), University of Toronto, Canada
Date: 26-Mar-2010
From: Marjorie Rolando <>
Subject: French Linguistics; Generative Syntax: Lecturer (Limited Term), University of Toronto, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto Department: French Job Location: Toronto, Canada Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer (Limited Term)

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): French (fra)


The Department of French at the University of Toronto invites applicationfor a two-year limited term teaching-stream position at the rank ofLecturer, effective July 1st, 2010 to June 30th, 2012.

The Department is seeking applicants in French linguistics with aspecialization in generative syntax and a secondary specialization ingenerative morphology and/or semantics. Demonstrated interest insociolinguistics and second language teaching would be an asset. Thesuccessful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching, strongknowledge of the fields mentioned above, and excellent organizational andcommunication skills.

The candidate must be a native or near native speaker of French, be able towork in an English speaking environment and hold a Ph.D. in French Studieswith a specialization in Linguistics or a Ph.D. in Linguistics. Dutiesinclude teaching undergraduate courses in introductory linguistics, syntax,morphology and/or semantics. The successful candidate will also coordinatetutorials and train and supervise teaching assistants. Salary to becommensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at Applicants should submit theircurriculum vitae, a teaching dossier containing a list of courses taught,course syllabi and course evaluations and an example of published work.Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sentdirectly to the address below or by email to Atleast one of these three letters must directly address the candidate'steaching ability. If you are unable to apply online (or alternatively havelarge documents to send), please submit your application and othermaterials to the above-mentioned address.

More information on the University of Toronto and the Department of Frenchcan be found on the University's website:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within itscommunity and especially welcomes applications from visible minority groupmembers, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members ofsexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the furtherdiversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadiancitizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Deadline: 26-Apr-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Parth Bhatt, Chair Department of French University of Toronto 50 St. Joseph Street Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J4 Canada Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Parth Bhatt Email: Phone: 416-926-2303 Fax: 416-926-2328
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