Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Linguistics
Home Faculty: Arts
Home Department/Area/Division: Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2006

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, York University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Linguistics, to commence July 1, 2006 (subject to budgetary approval).

A PhD, strong research record, publications and demonstrated teaching ability. The primary area of specialization is phonetic variation, with a concentration in sociolinguistics and/or second language acquisition. The successful candidate should have experience in instrumental phonetic analysis and laboratory phonology. In addition to teaching in our MA programme in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics and supervising graduate student research, the successful applicant will take an active role in developing and implementing our new PhD programme in Linguistics.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a representative selection of published work and copies of peer and student teaching evaluations should be sent to:

Peter Avery, Chair
Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
S 561 Ross Building
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1P3

E-mail inquiries should be sent to Susan Ehrlich:

Applicants should also arrange to have three signed letters of recommendation sent to the Department Chair before the deadline and should list the name, position, e-mail address and telephone numbers of those referees in the application letter.

The deadline for completed applications is December 15, 2005.

Contact Person: Professor Peter Avery

Posting End Date: December 15, 2005