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Mon Nov 04 2019

Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough

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Date: 01-Nov-2019
From: Juvenal Ndayiragije <>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: Centre for French and Linguistics
Job Location: Toronto, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Psycholinguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Sentence Processing


The Centre for French and Linguistics at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in Psycholinguistics, in the area of Sentence Processing.

The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Psycholinguistics or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching should include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and strong letters of reference.

The successful candidate will also have an appointment in the Graduate Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a recent writing sample (15 pages max), and a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity in research or teaching.

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to Professor Juvénal Ndayiragije at the application email below by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Juvénal Ndayiragije at the application email provided below.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 25, 2019.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Deadline: 25-Nov-2019

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Juvenal Ndayiragije

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