LINGUIST List 26.888

Wed Feb 11 2015

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), University of Saskatchewan

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 09-Feb-2015
From: Veronika Makarova <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Saskatchewan
Department: Linguistics / Religion & Culture
Job Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-track position in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics


The Interdisciplinary Linguistics Program, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor ($90,796 (floor) to $109,108 (CDI ceiling)) with primary specialization in the areas of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics commencing 1 July, 2015. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics by the time of the appointment as well as additional qualifications or experience in ESL. Native speaker ability in Canadian English will be an asset. Demonstrated excellence in teaching will be preferred.

The responsibilities of the position include teaching 15 cu (five classes) per academic year (with the reduction of course load to 12 cu in the first two years of appointment). Classes to be taught may include any courses in the undergraduate Linguistics program in the candidate’s area of expertise as well as graduate Applied Linguistics courses and undergraduate ESL courses. Graduate student supervision and administrative work in the program are expected.

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 electronically (word or pdf files) by April 10, 2015 with a complete dossier including CV (containing a statement on Canadian residence status as follows: Canadian permanent resident/citizen or not a Canadian permanent resident/citizen), a publications list, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching and research interests, peer and student evaluations of teaching if available, three letters of reference, copies of publications, and other pertinent information to Dr. Veronika Makarova at the application email below.

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: 10-Apr-2015

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Veronika Makarova
Phone: 306-966-5641

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