LINGUIST List 32.258

Tue Jan 19 2021

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 18-Jan-2021
From: Sali A. Tagliamonte <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Contractually Limited Term Appointment - Language Variation and Change

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a one-year contractually limited term appointment in the area of Language Variation and Change. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter, and ending on June 30, 2022.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Linguistics by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research, as well as a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching in the area of Language Variation and Change. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. 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. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in their area of specialization as well as teach in other areas as determined by the department. Linguistics undergraduate course descriptions are available at

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research which can be 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 will be provided through teaching accomplishments, teaching dossier including the teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the application link below.

All application materials, including reference letters, should be submitted online and received by the closing date of February 15, 2021.

If you have questions about the position, please contact Prof Sali A. Tagliamonte at the contact information below.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Sali A. Tagliamonte
Phone: 1-416-978-4029

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