LINGUIST List 30.919

Tue Feb 26 2019

Jobs: Iranian; Syntax: Post Doc, University of Toronto

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 26-Feb-2019
From: Arsalan Kahnemuyipour <a.kahnemuyipourutoronto.ca>
Subject: Iranian; Syntax: Post Doc, University of Toronto, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Toronto, Canada
Web Address: https://www.linguistics.utoronto.ca/
Job Title: Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Syntax; Nominal Linkers; Ezafe Construction

Required Language(s): Iranian

Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral fellow to work under the supervision of Arsalan Kahnemuyipour with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada funded project on the Syntax of Nominal Linkers (SSHRC # 435-2018-0527). The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics is funded by the SSHRC grant and a generous donation from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute.

The successful candidate should have earned a PhD in linguistics, with syntax as their area of specialization, by the start date. Preference will be given to individuals with prior research on the syntax of one or more Iranian languages and/or on nominal linkers. Native or near-native fluency in one or more Iranian languages is considered an asset.

The initial term of the appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal for another year. The salary will be CAD $37,000 (plus benefits) per year.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a CV, one sample publication, and a one-page summary of relevant research experience and interests to Arsalan Kahnemuyipour at the application email provided below.

The cover letter should include contact information for two references. Reference letters will only be requested from shortlisted candidates. Review of applications will begin on March 15 and will continue until the position is filled. The start date is September 1, 2019. International candidates with strong English language skills are encouraged to apply.

The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work.

Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. 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.

Application Deadline: 15-Mar-2019 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: a.kahnemuyipourutoronto.ca
Contact Information:
Professor Arsalan Kahnemuyipour
Email: a.kahnemuyipourutoronto.ca
Phone: +1-905-828-5497


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