LINGUIST List 29.930

Tue Feb 27 2018

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, Concordia University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 26-Feb-2018
From: Madelyn Kissock <>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, Concordia University, Quebec, Canada
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University or Organization: Concordia University
Department: Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
Job Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Limited Term Appointment

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology


The Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics at Concordia University in Montréal, Quebec, invites applications for two (2) limited-term appointments in Generative Linguistics. One position is for a specialist in phonetics – competence in psycholinguistics and one or more additional subfields a plus. One position is for a specialist in phonology – competence in morphology, field methods and one or more additional subfields a plus. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics and proven excellence in teaching in the relevant areas.

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:

Dr. Mark Hale, Chair
Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
Concordia University (electronic applications only)

These positions are subject to budgetary approval and need, and are full-time, normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2018 and ending May 14, 2019. 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.

All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Hale at Applications should reach the Department no later than March 30, 2018.

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 for this position; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

Application Deadline: 30-Mar-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Mark Hale

Page Updated: 27-Feb-2018