Associate Professor - Psycholinguistics
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
The Centre for French and Linguistics at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in Psycholinguistics, in the area of Sentence Processing. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Psycholinguistics or a related area, with a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching.

We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. Our Psycholinguistics Program is one of the very few undergraduate programs in Ontario preparing students specifically for graduate programs in fields such as Psycholinguistics and Speech Language Pathology.

Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching should be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.

The successful candidate will also have an appointment in the Graduate Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive campus with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The University also offers opportunities to work in a range of collaborative programs and centers of research.

Additional information on the Centre for French and Linguistics can be found at https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cfl/ and the Graduate Department of Linguistics at https://www.linguistics.utoronto.ca/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, one recent publication (of no more than 30 pages), a diversity statement (as outlined below), and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to Professor Juvénal Ndayiragije at cflsearchcommittee2019@utsc.utoronto.ca by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Juvénal Ndayiragije at cflsearchcommittee2019@utsc.utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 25, 2019.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.