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Fri Jan 31 2014

Jobs: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 30-Jan-2014
From: Jill Given-King <>
Subject: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Semantics


The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto invites applications for a one-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) in Semantics at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014.

The position involves teaching courses in semantics at the undergraduate and graduate level, and others to be determined from among courses such as the following: Introduction to Language, English Words, and English Grammar. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in Linguistics specializing in semantics by date of appointment, a record of excellence in research, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Responsibilities include teaching and supervision at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages, curriculum vitae, a research statement, evidence of teaching ability, and the names and email addresses of three referees. Please combine your application into one or two files. If you have questions about this position, please send an email to the contact email address below. The online system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per profile.

All application materials should be submitted online and received by February 28, 2014.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference, preferably as signed PDF documents on letterhead, sent directly to Professor Keren Rice at the contact email address below with the subject line: "Semantics Job – (your full name)".

More information on the University of Toronto ( ) and the Department of Linguistics ( can be found on their respective websites. Linguistics course descriptions are available at

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2014

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Graduate/Department Assistant Jill Given-King

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