LINGUIST List 30.4169

Mon Nov 04 2019

Jobs: Chinese, Mandarin; English; Applied Linguistics; Translation: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough

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Date: 01-Nov-2019
From: Juvenal Ndayiragije <>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; English; Applied Linguistics; Translation: 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 English and Chinese Translation

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)


The Centre for French and Linguistics at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in the area of English and Chinese translation. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in translation studies or closely related fields by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching.

We seek candidates who have ample experience in teaching translation theory and practice, English and Chinese bilingual reading and writing courses, and comparative study of English and Chinese linguistics.

Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative teaching and experiential education, and to further develop an outstanding English and Chinese translation program. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities and also have pedagogical research experience in a translation program between English and Chinese in North American universities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. It is an asset to have earned credentials in the translation industry.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; and a complete teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to Professor Juvénal Ndayiragije at the application email below with the subject line “ECT – (your full name)” by the job 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 via email at the application email below.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by December 10, 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: 10-Dec-2019

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

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