Assistant Professor Jobs in Linguistics

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Assistant Professor University of Ottawa – Ontario

The Department of Linguistics of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure track position in theoretical and/or experimental phonology at the Assistant Professor level, commencing July 1 2015. At the time of appointment, applicants should have a Ph.D. in linguistics, with evidence of strong research potential. The ability to teach in French at the time of appointment would be an important asset but is not required. However, active competence in French will be a condition of tenure. For more details on our programs, please visit our web site (above).
The salary is determined in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Applicants should submit a CV, representative samples of their research, and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Éric Mathieu, Chair, Department of Linguistics. All documents should preferably be sent by email (below). If email is not convenient, the following postal address below should be used.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applications received by November 15 will receive full consideration but the position will remain open until filled.
University or Organization: University of Toronto
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Toronto, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor – Tenure-stream
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Semantics

The Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto (St. George
Campus), invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in
the area of Semantics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant
Professor, and will begin on July 1, 2015.

Qualifications include a proven record of research in formal semantics.
The ideal candidate will have experience in fieldwork on an
understudied language as well as a secondary strength in syntax.
Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. by the start date or shortly
thereafter and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching
and research.

Duties include teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and
graduate levels, maintaining an active research agenda, and
participating in the academic life of the department.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the
link below. Applications should include a cover letter of no more than
2 single-spaced pages, a curriculum vitae, a research statement,
evidence of teaching ability (including a statement of teaching
philosophy), a writing sample, and the names and email addresses of
three referees. Please combine your application into one or two files. If
you have questions about this position, please email the contact
address below.

All application materials should be submitted online and received by
October 24, 2014.

Submission guidelines can be found at: the application URL below. We
recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in
PDF/MS Word format.
Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference,
preferably as signed PDF documents on letterhead, sent directly to
Professor Keren Rice at the address below with the subject line:
“Semantics – (your full name)” by the job deadline date.
More information on the University of Toronto
( and the Department of Linguistics
( can be found on their respective
websites. Linguistics course descriptions are available at
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Deadline: 24-Oct-2014
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Keren Rice
Phone: 416-978-4029
Fax: 416-971-2688


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