LINGUIST List 26.5419

Fri Dec 04 2015

Jobs: Phonology: Assistant Professor, University of Calgary

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 03-Dec-2015
From: Olga Mladenova <>
Subject: Phonology: Assistant Professor, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Calgary
Department: Linguistics, Languages & Cultures
Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure track position in theoretical phonology

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology


The Faculty of Arts, Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of theoretical phonology. Secondary specialization is open; we particularly welcome expertise in language acquisition or special populations. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2016.

We are seeking a scholar who will establish and maintain an active research program in the area of theoretical phonology with the ability to secure external research funding. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to play an important role in the teaching and supervision of students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Linguistics at the University of Calgary. Service to the department, faculty and university is also expected.

The preferred candidate must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics in hand by the anticipated start date for the position. The ideal candidate will display evidence of excellence in both research and teaching. They may demonstrate research excellence through (i) significant peer-reviewed publications, (ii) a strong record of research productivity including proof of successfully securing research grants, (iii) evidence of future projects, such as grant applications. Evidence of excellence in teaching may be demonstrated by means of (i) strong teaching evaluations, (ii) evidence of student supervision and mentorship.

The Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures is a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department, please visit

All applications must be received by February 1, 2016. Please provide an updated curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier including a statement of personal teaching philosophy, no more than four samples of scholarly work, and have three letters of reference sent directly to the Department under separate cover. The materials should be directed to the mailing/email address below.

Electronic applications are preferred.

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity, and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application please answer the following questions: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (yes/no), and are you currently legally entitled to work in Canada? (yes/no)

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2016
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Olga Mladenova
Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Olga Mladenova
Fax: 403.284.3810

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