LINGUIST List 29.4302

Sat Nov 03 2018

Jobs: Croatian; Slavic; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics: Rank Open, University of Waterloo

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Date: 01-Nov-2018
From: Michael Boehringer <mboehringeruwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Croatian; Slavic; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics: Rank Open, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Waterloo
Department: Germanic and Slavic Studies
Job Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Web Address: https://uwaterloo.ca/germanic-slavic-studies/
Job Title: Assistant Professor/Lecturer

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Croatian (hrv)
                            Slavic

Description:

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional teacher and researcher for a 12-month limited term appointment (renewable) in the area of Croatian Studies beginning January 1, 2019. The Department seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor, however, a hire at the rank for Lecturer may be considered.

For an appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, the successful candidate must have a PhD in Language Education, Applied Linguistics, Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, or an equivalent discipline with a principal or comparative emphasis on Croatian language/culture. Evidence of an actively developing research program with emphasis in Croatian Studies is required. Applicants whose research aligns with the focal points of the department, which include applied linguistics, language education, literary, cultural, and film studies would be especially appealing.

For an appointment at the rank of Lecturer, the successful candidate must have a Master’s degree in Language Education, Applied Linguistics, Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, or an equivalent discipline with a principal or comparative emphasis on Croatian language/culture.

For both ranks, duties include teaching at the undergraduate level, engaging in study abroad activities, contributing to the broader teaching mission of the Department, cultural programming in Croatian language and culture. Evidence of successful language teaching, and the ability to develop, update, and teach an array of traditional and on-line courses are required.

If hired at the Assistant Professor rank, the successful candidate will be assessed on a 50-30-20 division of labour (50% teaching, 30% research, 20% service); if hired at the rank of Lecturer, an 80-20 (80% teaching, 20% service) formula will be used. The salary range for this position at the rank of Lecturer is $62,180.00 - $80,000.00; at the rank of Assistant Professor, the salary range is $80,143.00 to $90,000.00.

The closing date for applications is November 30, 2018.

To Apply:
Send curriculum vitae, cover letter, evidence of teaching experience and excellence, research statement and evidence of active research program to: Professor M. Boehringer, Chair, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, at the application email provided below. Applications to be submitted electronically. Letters of reference must be sent directly by the referee. All application materials, supporting materials, and letters of reference must be in English.

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2018

Email Address for Applications: mboehringeruwaterloo.ca
Contact Information:
Chair Michael Boehringer
Email: mboehringeruwaterloo.ca


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