LINGUIST List 29.3753
Fri Sep 28 2018
Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Documentation: Assistant Professor, University of
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University or Organization:
University of Saskatchewan
Job Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,
Web Address: https://artsandscience.usask.ca/linguistics/
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Specializing in Indigenous Language and Linguistics
Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language
Documentation; Indigenous languages of the Americas; Language Revitalization
The Department of Linguistics and Religious Studies, University of
Saskatchewan, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in
the area of General and Applied Linguistics with a primary specialization in Indigenous languages of the
Americas, language revitalization and documentation commencing July 1, 2019.
candidate must have a PhD or expected date of defense in 2019 (at the time of the appointment) in
Linguistics or Applied Linguistics with demonstrated research and teaching experience related to
Indigenous language revitalization, description, and documentation or archiving. Indigenous community
engagement with a research focus on an Indigenous language are also required. Fluency in an Indigenous
language of the Americas would be an asset. The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching
and a record of peer-reviewed academic publications.
candidate is expected to contribute to the growth of a vibrant and successful Linguistics department at
the University of Saskatchewan by participating in course and program development with an Indigenous
focus. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Linguistics, performing
administrative service, maintaining an active research agenda, engaging in public service, attracting
and supervising graduate students, and applying for external funding.
Terms of appointment:
The appointment will be in the Department of Linguistics and Religious Studies, currently under
transformation to be the Department of Linguistics by the time of appointment.
Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; Full Professor:
$130,925 to $152,877. Appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor rank.
position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision
care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick
leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense
allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Please submit the following
materials via email:
- Cover letter,
- Detailed curriculum vitae,
- Minimum of three letters
- List and or description of courses they have taken,
- Copy of PhD degree or a
statement of status in the program by the supervisor,
- Research statement (no more than 5 pages
- Teaching portfolio including a teaching philosophy (no more than two
- Teaching evaluations if applicable,
- Any supporting documents.
Professor Joe Garcea
Department of Linguistics and Religious Studies
See application email provided below.
Application deadline along with all supporting documents
is December 15, 2018; however applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.
The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.
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: 01-Jul-2019 (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: linguistics.religiousstudies
Page Updated: 01-Apr-2019