Jobs: Assistant Professor in Finnish Language, Literature and Culture / University of Toronto

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at
Mon Mar 10 12:21:37 UTC 2014


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Univ.Prof. Dr. Johanna Laakso
Universität Wien, Institut für Europäische und Vergleichende Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft (EVSL)
Abteilung Finno-Ugristik
Campus AAKH Spitalgasse 2-4 Hof 7
A-1090 Wien
johanna.laakso at univie.ac.athttp://homepage.univie.ac.at/Johanna.Laakso/
Project ELDIA: http://www.eldia-project.org/ 




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> The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year contractually limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Finnish Language, Literature and Culture beginning July 1, 2014 with the possibility of renewal, contingent on the availability of funding.
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> Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a related discipline by date of appointment. The successful candidate must show: expertise in teaching Finnish language, literature and culture, broadly defined; promise or significant achievement in research and publication; and demonstrated excellence in university teaching. Excellent (native or near native) knowledge of Finnish and of English is required. 
> Knowledge of current teaching methodologies, culture-based instruction, and use of technology is an asset as is prior teaching experience in Finnish as a second language at the University level is an asset. 
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> The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate courses in language, literature and culture (both in the original and in translation) and develop curriculum.
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> Interest in comparative or interdisciplinary fields, such as Finnish folklore, literature, film studies, or other areas of cultural studies, is highly desirable. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
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> Candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below. Applications should include a letter detailing their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and a short writing sample. All application materials should be submitted online,
> 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. 
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> Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the email address below by April 7, 2014.
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> Professor Donna Tussing Orwin, Chair 
> Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
> University of Toronto
> Email: slavic at chass.utoronto.ca
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> If you have questions about this position, please contact slavic at chass.utoronto.ca.
> Completed applications should be received by the department by April 7, 2014.
> 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.
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> For more information about the Department of Slavic Languages, please visit our home page at:http://www.utoronto.ca/slavic/.
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> The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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> All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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