LINGUIST List 28.846

Tue Feb 14 2017

Jobs: Indo-European; Historical Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, Concordia University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 13-Feb-2017
From: Mark Hale <>
Subject: Indo-European; Historical Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
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University or Organization: Concordia University
Job Location: Montreal, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Limited Term Appointment

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Indo-European


The Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics at Concordia University in Montréal, Quebec, invites applications for two (2) limited-term appointments in Linguistics. One position is for a Generative Linguist with a specialization in phonetics/phonology – competence in morphology and one or more additional subfields a plus. One position is for a specialist in Indo-European Linguistics with a strong background in linguistic theory. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics and proven excellence in teaching in the relevant areas. Applicants for the Indo-European position who have a Ph.D. in Indo-European or comparable degree will be considered as well.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Successful applicants must be qualified to teach at all undergraduate levels. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is the key attribute by which qualified candidates are ranked. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference which address their qualifications for the announced positions to be sent directly to the application address below. Applications should reach the Department no later than March 10, 2017.

This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is full-time, normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2017 and ending May 14, 2018. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be granted a subsequent appointment, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent appointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years.

For additional information, please visit the Concordia University Faculty of Arts and Science webpages at and the Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics webpages (web address above).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity. 

Application Deadline: 10-Mar-2017
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Mark Hale
Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Mark Hale

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