Jul 172019


The Department of Linguistics, University of Manitoba, is seeking a sessional instructor for the 2019–2020 academic year to teach four courses (15 credit hours total):

  • LING 1200 Introduction to Linguistics (3 credit hours: Fall 2019 term – September to December)
  • LING 1340 Semantics (3 credit hours: Winter 2020 term – January to April)
  • LING 3300 Structure of ASL (6 credit hours: both terms)
  • LING 3840 Special Topics in ASL (3 credit hours: Fall 2019 term – September to December)

LING 3300 and LING 3840 are paired with graduate course numbers.

Appointment dates: September 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019 (8 months)

Salary: $37,000 CDN (under review)

We are looking for a linguist specializing in ASL or signed languages, who can teach advanced courses in ASL linguistics as well as general courses in linguistics. A PhD is preferred as the instructor may have graduate students (MA and PhD) in the 3000-level courses. Deaf applicants are preferred. ASL-English interpreting will be provided for all department, faculty and student contact.

For more information, please contact Dr. Terry Janzen, Professor, Linguistics, terry.janzen@umanitoba.ca or Heather Cherpako, Linguistics Administration Assistant, heather.cherpako@umanitoba.ca.

The position posting closes 29 July 2019.

To apply, go to:


and look for:

Linguistics Courses (CUPE Sessional) – Posting No. 07581