LINGUIST List 32.887

Wed Mar 10 2021

Jobs: English; Clinical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 10-Mar-2021
From: Antonietta Morra <>
Subject: English; Clinical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Speech-Language Pathology
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Pediatric Language Disorders

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Clinical Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


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 academic appointment in the field of pediatric language disorders. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on September 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field of research and expertise in child language and child language disorders with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship will be considered an asset, as will experience supervising student research and/or post-doctoral fellows. Candidates are required to have clinically relevant expertise in speech-language pathology/ communication disorders. 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 should 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. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to integrate clinical and scientific knowledge in their teaching design and delivery.

Candidates should also demonstrate how their research and teaching align with the University of Toronto’s commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the application 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.

All application materials must be submitted online.

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

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by May 1, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Application Deadline: 01-May-2021

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

Page Updated: 10-Mar-2021