University of Toronto Mississauga, Anthropology
Assistant Professor, Linguistic Anthropology
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The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Linguistic Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2013.
We seek candidates who have a strong record of research and teaching, and ability to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in any combination of subfields including but not limited to: Linguistic description and documentation, social interaction, language in social theory, foundations of human communication (ontogeny, phylogeny etc.). The preferred applicant will have an established program of research focusing on a language other than English (preferably a language not from the Germanic or Romance families). The successful candidate will have a PhD by the appointment start date and will be able to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to build an active, externally funded and internationally recognized research program.
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1201013. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests and three representative publications. All application materials should be submitted online.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to Professor Jack Sidnell, Chair, by e-mail to email@example.com by the closing date, November 10, 2012. However, this search will remain open until filled.
We will also be holding interviews at the American Anthropological Association 2012 Annual Meeting. For applicants who plan on attending, please submit your applications by November 10, 2012.
For more information about the Department of Anthropology, please visit our homepage at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/anthropology/
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Contact:||If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Jack Sidnell at firstname.lastname@example.org|