LINGUIST List 23.4165

Sat Oct 06 2012

Jobs: Psycholing: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough

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Date: 05-Oct-2012
From: Karen McCrindle <>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto Scarborough Department: Centre for French and Linguistics Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics


The Centre for French and Linguistics at the University of TorontoScarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream position inPsycholinguistics. The appointment will be at the rank of AssistantProfessor and will begin on July 1, 2013.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely relateddiscipline. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable:speech perception; child and/or adult acquisition; adult psycholinguistics;speech-language disorders; or neurolinguistics. Research interest in alanguage other than English will be an asset.

The successful candidate's profile should indicate demonstrated excellencein research and teaching. He or she is expected to teach a variety ofundergraduate psycholinguistics courses, for example, speech perception,language acquisition, adult psycholinguistics, and speech-languagedisorders. Special consideration will be given to applicants withexperience teaching large introductory classes, including courses with anonline option. In addition, the candidate must be qualified to teachgeneral linguistics courses at the undergraduate level and should bewilling to teach independent study courses where needed.

As a full member of the integrated tri-campus graduate Department ofLinguistics at the University of Toronto, the successful candidate will beresponsible for graduate teaching, supervising masters and doctoral thesesand collaborating with colleagues on programs, initiatives, and publicevents. He or she will be expected to actively seek external researchfunding and set up a departmental research laboratory at UTSC. There mayalso be an opportunity to participate in new graduate programs to belocated at UTSC. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications andexperience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the linkbelow. Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculumvitae, three samples of research-based writing (including a successfulgrant proposal if applicable), a statement outlining current and futureresearch interests, and teaching dossier (including a statement of teachingphilosophy and sample syllabi relevant to the position). If you havequestions about this position, please contact via the email address below.All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB)per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files inPDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also ask three referees to email letters directly to Dr.Karen McCrindle, Interim Director, Centre for French and Linguistics viathe application email address below by the closing date, November 14, 2012.

UTSC is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinarycommitment and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range oflanguages. The university offers the opportunity to teach, conduct researchand live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. Additionalinformation on the UTSC Linguistics Program can be found at and on the tri-campus GraduateDepartment of Linguistics at

Application Deadline: 14-Nov-2012 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Karen McCrindle Email: Phone: 416-287-7138

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