LINGUIST List 32.1442

Fri Apr 23 2021

Jobs: Clinical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 23-Apr-2021
From: Antonietta Morra <>
Subject: Clinical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Job Location: Toronto, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Adult Language Disorders

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Clinical Linguistics


The Department of Speech-Language Pathology, in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the field of adult language disorders. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on January 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Disorders or a related field of research by the time of appointment and expertise in adult language, adult language disorders and/or cognitive communication disorders with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship in a related area will be considered an asset, as will experience supervising student research and/or post-doctoral fellows. We prefer that candidates have a clinical background in speech-language pathology/communication disorders or a related field. Eligibility for registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) or a related regulator is considered an asset. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental foci. 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.

Research excellence will be demonstrated by high-quality peer-reviewed publications, peer-reviewed funding, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.
Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments and awards, the teaching dossier, including a detailed teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to integrate clinical and scientific knowledge in their teaching design and delivery through the application materials.

Candidates must also demonstrate how their research and teaching align with the University of Toronto’s commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through their application materials.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The latest Times Higher Education ranks the University of Toronto among the top 10 universities in the world for health sciences. Spanning the basic, clinical, and rehabilitation sciences, the Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated hospitals and research institutes form one of the largest research enterprises in North America. The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) is one of the top five clusters of academic medicine in North America.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto, one of the most highly ranked research universities in North America. The department is housed in the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, which provides excellent teaching and research facilities. The University of Toronto offers unique opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research, encourages innovative scholarship, and provides the prospect of teaching a diverse student population.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (up to 3 pages), copies of up to three representative publications and a teaching dossier to include a detailed teaching statement (up to 3 pages), sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to

Application Deadline: 05-Jul-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Assistant to the Chair Antonietta Morra
Phone: (416) 946-5456
Fax: (416) 978-1596

Page Updated: 23-Apr-2021