Linguistics/Applied Linguistics - Instructor

University of Saskatchewan

Location: Saskatchewan
Date posted: 2013-03-22

The Interdisciplinary Linguistics program in the Department of Religion and Culture, College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a term appointment at the rank of Instructor with specialization in General and/or Applied Linguistics. The term appointment will be made for the academic year 2013-2014, commencing July 1, 2013.

The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related area. Additional expertise in TESOL/TESL TEFL as well as experience in teaching Linguistics and ESL/EFL courses in university settings will be an asset. Candidates with a PhD close to completion will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a total of 18cu (6 courses), 3 courses each term. The roster of courses may include all or some of the following 6 courses along with some other courses as needed by the program:

111 Language Structures
346 Language in Time and Space (Historical Linguistics)
110 English Grammar
345 Research
122 ESL Reading & Writing
402 Language and Culture.

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 about 20,000. The university is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities.

The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences and the sciences. There are over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

Interested candidates should apply preferably by April 15, 2013 with a complete dossier including CV (with a list of courses taught in university settings), a cover letter, a statement of teaching and research interests, peer and student evaluations of teaching if available, three letters of reference, some examples of publications, etc. and other pertinent information to:

Dr. Braj M. Sinha
Head, Department of Religion and Culture
College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan
ARTS 919 - 9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada S7N 5A5
Phone: (306) 966-4258
Fax: (306) 966-6804


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