Assistant Professor, Division of Linguistics, School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures
Job ID: 11439
Location: Main Campus
The Division of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts’ School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in theoretical approaches to first or second language acquisition. Linguistic disciplinary specialization can involve any of sound, grammar, or meaning. The anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2017.
We are seeking a scholar who will establish and maintain an active research program in the area of language acquisition theory with the ability to secure external research funding. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to play an important role in the teaching and supervision of students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Linguistics at the University of Calgary. Service within the University is also expected.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics in hand by the anticipated start date for the position. The ideal candidate will display evidence of excellence in both research and teaching. They may demonstrate research excellence through (i) significant peer-reviewed publications, (ii) a strong record of research productivity including proof of successfully securing research grants, (iii) evidence of future projects, such as grant applications. Evidence of excellence in teaching may be demonstrated by means of (i) strong teaching evaluations, (ii) evidence of student supervision and mentorship.
The Division of Linguistics is a research-intensive unit within the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures with high standards in teaching, research and community engagement. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. Please visit the School’s website for more information.
All applications must be received by November 30, 2016. Please provide an updated curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier including a statement of personal teaching philosophy, no more than four samples of scholarly work, and have three letters of reference sent directly to the Division of Linguistics under separate cover. The statement of research interest must address the relationship of the candidate’s work to linguistic theory. The materials should be directed to the mailing/email address below.
Electronic applications are preferred.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Darin Flynn
Division of Linguistics
School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Email Address for Applications: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is November 30, 2016.
The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
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