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Department:Program in Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University
Semester: Winter 2021 (January 4–April 20)
Schedule: Lectures: Mondays and Wednesdays (January 6–April 7), 4:00–5:15 p.m.* Final examination: date tbd (within the exam period, April 10–20)
*All candidates must be willing to teach the course remotely. Course delivery may be synchronous (i.e., dur- ing the set schedule) or asynchronous (i.e., outside the scheduled course time), but in any case, instructors must be willing to accommodate students’ schedules and time zones. More information about course deliv- ery in the winter 2021 term can be found at https://news.smu.ca/news/2020/9/21/saint-marys- university-announces-mix-of-online-and-in-person-classes-for-winter-2021.
Academic Calendar Description: This course is an introduction to the production, acoustic properties, and perception of the sounds used in English and other languages. Skills developed include: systematic transcription of speech sounds using the International Phonetic Alphabet, description of sounds in articulatory terms, and recognition of linguistically relevant properties of sounds from spectrograms and waveforms.
Prerequisite: LING 1200 (Introduction to Linguistics)
Qualifications: ApplicantsmusthaveaPh.D.completedornearcompletioninlinguisticsoracloselyrelated field, and experience teaching linguistics at the undergraduate level. The preferred applicant will have a demonstrated ability to teach in the specific area of phonetics, either through previous experience of teaching phonetics or through teaching experience in another subfield of linguistics combined with expertise in phonetics as a researcher or practitioner.
Duties: Duties and responsibilities include preparation and delivery of lectures, preparation and evaluation of all student assessments, and holding regular office hours during the term.
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s Uni- versity and CUPE 3912.
How to Apply: Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a c.v. Applicants who do not currently hold a part- time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, c.v., proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).
Submissions should be made as a single PDF file sent by e-mail to: email@example.com
Application deadline: Friday, October 16, 2020
Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
PART TIME POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Saint Mary’s University
The Linguistics Program at Saint Mary’s University seeks to staff the following courses within its program for the fall term in the 2015-2016 academic year:
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in linguistics and have related university teaching and research experience. Please submit letters of application together with an up-to-date curriculum vitae and prior course evaluations (if available) to Elissa Asp, Linguistics Coordinator, MN308, Saint Mary’s University by June 19th.
*Applicants able to offer a focus on 1st Language Acquisition or Bilingualism for the Applied Linguistics course are especially welcome. .
For further information contact Elissa Asp, at Elissa.Asp@smu.ca or 420-5717.
PART TIME POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
The Linguistics Program at Saint Mary’s University seeks to staff the following course within its program for the fall term in the 2014-2015 academic year:
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in linguistics and have related university teaching and research experience.* Please submit letters of application together with an up-to-date curriculum vitae and prior course evaluations (if available) to Elissa Asp, Linguistics Coordinator, MN308, Saint Mary’s University by June 16th. .
For further information contact: Elissa Asp, at Elissa.Asp@smu.ca or 420-5717.
*Please note that the course is preparatory for a course in Advanced Syntax being taught in the 2015 winter term. In order for students taking Syntax in 2014 to be similarly prepared for the Advanced Syntax course as students who took Syntax in 2013, candidates for the position should be prepared to teach Andrew Carnie’s, 2013, Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd edition, Wiley-Blackwell.