Phonology job ad at York University, Toronto

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Linguistics

Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2017

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Linguistics, a strong research record and publications, and demonstrated excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching.  We are seeking a candidate whose primary expertise is in the area of Phonetics-Phonology.  In addition to teaching a range of courses in Phonetics and theoretical Phonology, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the specialized stream in Human Communication Sciences currently under development by the Linguistics Program.  The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the Graduate Program in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, be capable of supervising graduate students, and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.  Pedagogical innovation in areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work and copies of student teaching evaluations.  Applicants should arrange to have three signed letters of recommendation sent to Professor Roberta Iannacito-Provenzano, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Ross Building, S561, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.

Electronic or hard copy applications will be accepted.

Email: – (Subject line: “Linguistics Tenure-Track Position”)

Emailed submissions should be in one PDF.

For further information, please contact Professor Gabriela Alboiu (, Undergraduate Program Director, Linguistics.

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Posting End Date:  November 15, 2016