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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Czech Language and Culture Contractually Limited Term Appoi

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Requisition Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Czech Language and Culture Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - 1803641

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto invites applications for a three-year contractually limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Czech Language and Culture. This appointment will begin on September 1, 2018 and end August 31, 2021.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Czech Linguistics or Pedagogy by September 1, 2018 or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate must demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching, including North American expertise in teaching Czech language and culture courses, broadly defined, at the university level; excellent (native or near native) knowledge of Czech and English, and advanced knowledge of Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian; and knowledge of current teaching methodologies, culture-based instruction, and use of technology.

Evidence of excellence in teaching can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in language and culture (both in the original and in translation). In addition, the candidate will be expected to organize Czech extra-curricular events. In addition to courses in Czech, the candidate must also be able to contribute to the BCS (Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian) program, including through the teaching of language up through at advanced level.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, teaching evaluations and sample teaching materials. Applicants should ask three referees to send signed letters of reference (on letterhead) directly. Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Donna Orwin, at [email protected]. All application materials should be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Applicants should also ask three referees to send signed letters of reference directly to the Department Chair via email at [email protected] by the closing date.

Completed applications should be received in the department by August 27, 2018.

For more information about the Department of Slavic Languages, please visit our home page at: http://sites.utoronto.ca/slavic/.

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 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.


Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Slavic Languages & Literatures
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Aug 9, 2018
Job Closing: August 27, 2018, 11:59 pm EST

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Posted: 8/10/2018
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