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LINGUIST List 22.2691

Tue Jun 28 2011

Jobs: French; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, U of Toronto

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        1.     Marjorie Rolando, Chair's Assistant , French; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Message 1: French; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date: 27-Jun-2011
From: Marjorie Rolando, Chair's Assistant <marjorie.rolandoutoronto.ca>
Subject: French; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: French Studies
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Web Address: http://french.utoronto.ca
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics; Syntax

Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

The Department of French at the University of Toronto invites applications
for a Contractually Limited Term Appointment in French Linguistics at the
rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.

The successful candidate must be a native or near native speaker of French,
be able to work in an English-speaking environment, and hold a PhD in
French Studies with a specialization in Linguistics or a PhD in
Linguistics. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in introductory
linguistics, second language acquisition and bilingualism, and quantitative
& experimental methods. The successful candidate will also coordinate
tutorials and train and supervise teaching assistants. Salary to be
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department is seeking applicants with a specialization in second
language acquisition. The ability to teach sociolinguistics, phonology &
phonetics, and/or generative syntax would be an asset. The successful
candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching, strong knowledge of the
fields mentioned above, and excellent organizational and communication
skills. Evidence of an established or emerging record of scholarly
accomplishment and promise required.

We strongly encourage you to apply online at
http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm. If you are unable to apply online,
please submit your application the address below, or by email to
french.chairutoronto.ca. Applicants should submit the following compiled
in a single PDF file:

1) a cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages;
2) a curriculum vitae;
3) a teaching dossier containing a list of courses taught, course syllabi,
teaching evaluations, and the detailed description of a possible
research-oriented course intended for fourth-year undergraduate majors and
specialists;
4) an example of published work; and
5) the names and email addresses of three referees

Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent
directly to the Department. At least one of these three letters must
address directly the candidate's teaching ability. Complete applications
are due no later than Friday, July 15, 2011; however, this search will
remain open until filled. Please address any questions to Ms. Marjorie
Rolando, Assistant to the Chair, at marjorie.rolandoutoronto.ca with
subject line: 'CLTA French linguistics - (your full name)'.

More information on the University of Toronto (http://www.utoronto.ca) and
the Department of French (http://www.french.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: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Parth Bhatt, Chair
Department of French
50 St. Joseph Street
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J4
Canada
Email Address for Applications: french.chairutoronto.ca
Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm
Contact Information:
Ms. Marjorie Rolando, Chair's Assistant
Email: marjorie.rolandoutoronto.ca


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