Feb 112021

LING 202/3.0 Canadian English
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course in Canadian English (LING 202/3.0). This lecture course will be taught remotely with an expected enrolment of ~40 students. Candidates should have a Ph.D in Linguistics (or be near completion of their Ph.D.) with a primary specialization in Sociolinguistics (ideally with a specialization in Canadian English), and teaching experience at the University level. This is a Spring term appointment for the period May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021 with classes in session from May 10, 2021 to June 21, 2021 (6 weeks; 36 hours).

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Mrs. Laurie Young, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at youngla@queensu.ca or 613-533-2113.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters addressed to:

Dr. Donato Santeramo, Interim Head
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications can be sent electronically to youngla@queensu.ca until Friday, February 26, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/llcu.

Course Description:

LING 202/3.0 Canadian English
This course investigates the distinctive characteristics of Canadian English as it is spoken and written today. Topics include historical development, regional dialects, and current changes. Students will have access to the extensive bibliographic and computer corpus resources of the Strathy Language Unit.

Posted: (February 12, 2021)