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Limited Term Appointment in Generative Linguistics/Psycholinguistics

Last updated: April 7, 2020, 5:06 p.m.

Date posted:   March 16, 2020
Application deadline:
April 17, 2020
Advertised until:  
April 30, 2020

Concordia University’s Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics invites applications for a limited-term appointment in  Generative Linguistics with a specialization in Psycholinguistics to begin August 1, 2020.

Position Description
This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is full-time, normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2020 and ending May 14, 2021.  Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be granted a subsequent appointment, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent appointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years.

The successful applicant will be a generative linguist with demonstrated competence in psycholinguistics.  Competence in morphology and one or more additional subfields will be a plus.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics by contract start date and proven excellence in teaching in the relevant areas. Successful candidates for this position must also demonstrate a willingness and ability to adapt course offerings to online formats as needed.

How to Apply
Applications should be submitted electronically to on or before April 17, 2020.  Submissions should include the following items.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy and interests
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference which address their qualifications for the announced position to be sent directly to:

Dr. Madelyn Kissock, Chair
Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
Concordia University

All inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Madelyn Kissock, Chair
Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics

To learn more about working at Concordia, applicants are encouraged to consult the following webpages:

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