LINGUIST List 31.3174

Mon Oct 19 2020

Jobs: Phonetics: Assistant Professor, Concordia University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 19-Oct-2020
From: Madelyn Kissock <>
Subject: Phonetics: Assistant Professor, Concordia University, Montreal, 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: Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Generative Linguistic Theory


Concordia University's Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment in Linguistics. The successful applicant will specialize in Phonetics and have competence in generative linguistics theory demonstrated through both research and teaching. Research on an Indo-European language that complements the expertise of current faculty is desirable. Competence in teaching linguistic field methods is a significant advantage. Applicant must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics with demonstrated teaching experience in both articulatory and acoustic Phonetics as well as the ability to teach broadly in an undergraduate linguistics program.

Applications should be addressed to: Dr. Madelyn Kissock, Chair, Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics at the application email provided below and must include:
- A cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (20_L_CMLL_M),
- A detailed curriculum vitae,
- Teaching and research statements, and
- The names and contact information of three (3) referees.

Note: Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference which address their qualifications for the announced position to be sent directly to: Dr. Madelyn Kissock, Chair (

Electronic applications should be submitted by December 01, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 01, 2020.

Concordia strives to be an inclusive institution that is welcoming of diverse backgrounds and experiences in order to improve learning, advance research, inspire creativity, and drive productivity. We define diversity broadly to include both ethnic and socio‐cultural background and diversity of perspectives, ideologies and traditions.

As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to conduct innovative research and to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applicants must include one of the following statements:
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada]

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2020

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Madelyn Kissock

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