The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Aboriginal engagement is a strategic priority.

Assistant Professor

Department of Linguistics and Religious Studies
1 Year Term in Linguistics

The Interdisciplinary Linguistics Program, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a one year (12 months) full-time term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor ($93,293 floor salary) with primary specialization in the area of Linguistics commencing 1 July, 2017.  This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics. Demonstrated excellence in teaching will be preferred.

The responsibilities of the position include teaching 15 cu (five classes) of Linguistics per academic year. Candidates with a background in syntax, morphology and semantics and an interest in one of the Aboriginal languages or Inuktitut will be given preference. Classes to be taught will be in the area of the candidate’s expertise.

The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts.  There are over 10,000 students in the College and 295 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs.  The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000. The university is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities.

Interested candidates should apply by May 14, 2017 with a complete dossier including CV (that should contain a statement on Canadian residency as follows: Canadian permanent resident/citizen or not a Canadian permanent resident/citizen), publications list, peer and student evaluations of teaching if available, three letters of reference, copies of publications/writing samples, PhD and MA transcript copies and other pertinent information to:  linguistics.religiousstudies@usask.ca

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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