LINGUIST List 24.1386

Fri Mar 22 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling; General Ling: Instructor, University of Saskatchewan

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Date: 21-Mar-2013
From: Veronika Makarova <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Instructor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Saskatchewan Job Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; ESL; EFL


The Interdisciplinary Linguistics program in the Department of Religion and Culture, College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a term appointment at the rank of Instructor with specialization in General and/or Applied Linguistics. The term appointment will be made for the academic year 2013-2014, commencing July 1, 2013.

The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related area as well as to have experience in teaching Linguistics and ESL/EFL courses in university settings. Additional expertise in TESOL/TESL TEFL will be an asset. Candidates with a PhD close to completion will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a total of 18 cu (6 courses), 3 courses each term. The roster of courses may include all or some of the following 6 courses along with some other courses as needed by the program:- 111 Language Structures
- 346 Language in Time and Space (Historical Linguistics)- 110 English Grammar
- 345 Research
- 122 ESL Reading & Writing
- 402 Language and Culture

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of about 20,000. The university is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities.

The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences and the sciences. There are over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

Interested candidates should apply preferably by April 15, 2013 with a complete dossier including CV (with a list of courses taught in university settings), a cover letter, a statement of teaching and research interests, peer and student evaluations of teaching if available, three letters of reference, some examples of publications, etc. and other pertinent information to Dr. Braj M., Head, Department of Religion and Culture College of Arts and Science at the application information below (phone: (306) 966-4258, fax: (306) 966-6804).

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2013 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Braj Sinha Head, Department of Religion and Culture College of Arts and Science, University of Sask Arts 919-9 Campus Drive Saskatoon S7N 5A5 Canada Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Dr. Veronika Makarova Email:

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