UTFA (faculty positions)

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) – Japanese Language – 1903623

Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: East Asian Studies
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 20, 2019
Job Closing: Jan 9, 2020, 11:59pm EST

Description:
The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in the area of Japanese Language. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, for a three-year term, beginning on July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2023. An additional two-year renewal may be possible.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree (or at minimum an MA) in Japanese language education or a closely related field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Native or near native fluency in Japanese is expected together with an excellent command of English. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths: https://www.eas.utoronto.ca/. Candidates must demonstrate expertise teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language in a degree granting program at the undergraduate program level including curriculum development and lecture preparation and delivery. Experience in developing online materials/lectures and teaching all levels of Japanese is preferred. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier (as outlined below), and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Japanese language (at any assigned undergraduate levels) and assist with other activities in the Japanese Language Program. For further information about the department, please visit: https://www.eas.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a complete teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi and sample lesson plans from different levels of teaching along with links to a video of the applicant teaching a class based on the lesson plans, course materials, and teaching evaluations).

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to Professor Andre Schmid at eas.chair@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 eas.chair@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by January 9, 2020.

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.

Associate Professor / Professor – Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Chair in Chinese Thought and Culture – 1904076

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Faculty of Arts and Science
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 19, 2019
Job Closing: Nov 18, 2019, 11:59pm EST

Description:
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure stream appointment in Chinese Thought and Culture at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The appointment is expected to commence on July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will also be eligible to be named the Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Chair in Chinese Thought and Culture. This endowed chair appointment would be for a five-year term and is renewable following a favourable review. The successful candidate will be appointed to the Department of East Asian Studies, the Department of Philosophy, or the Department of the Study of Religion (or hold a joint appointment in two of the three units).

Candidates must hold a PhD in East Asian Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or a closely related field and have demonstrated an exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching and experience in research supervision. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing strengths in one or more of these departments, relative to Chinese thought and culture. 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 in areas covering Chinese philosophy, religion, and/or culture.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field-relevant venues, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades for innovative work, other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, and strong endorsement by referees of high international standing.

The successful candidate is expected to strengthen the Faculty of Arts & Science’s undergraduate and graduate education in the area of Chinese philosophy, religion, and/or culture. Evidence of excellence in teaching and experience in research supervision will be demonstrated through the teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample course materials submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information about the Faculty of Arts & Science please visit the website at www.artsci.utoronto.ca. For more information about the Departments of East Asian Studies, Philosophy, and Study of Religion see: www.eas.utoronto.ca; www.philosophy.utoronto.ca; www.religion.utoronto.ca.

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

The following elements of the application must be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 18, 2019:

• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “YourLastName cover letter and CV-1904076.pdf”;

• (2) a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “YourLastName research-1904076.pdf”;

• (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled “YourLastName teaching-1904076.pdf”.

Applicants must ask four referees to send letters that are signed and on letterhead directly to acadhr.artsci@utoronto.ca. Letters must be received by November 18, 2019.

Please note that the required files for this search must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact acadhr.artsci@utoronto.ca.

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.

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Korean Language – 1804023

Job Field: Teaching Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: East Asian Studies
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 17, 2017
Closing Date: Nov 22, 2018, 11:59pm EST

The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching-stream position in the area of Korean Language. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

Successful applicants should have an MA or PhD (preferred) degree in Korean Language (e.g. linguistics, language pedagogy), or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Native or near native Korean fluency is expected together with an excellent command of English. Candidates must have substantial experience and proven excellence in teaching Korean as a second language in a degree granting program, preferably in the North American context. This includes lecture preparation and delivery and curriculum development. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry 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 of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Korean language (at the undergraduate level, including Academic & Professional Korean) and assist in the other activities of the Korean Language Program. For further information about the department, please visit https://www.eas.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a complete teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, samples of course materials, and teaching evaluations).

Applicants must also arrange to have at least three letters of reference, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead, signed, and scanned) to the chair of the search committee (eas.chair@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 Janet Poole, EAS Acting Chair, at eas.chair@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 22, 2018.

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.

Apply online: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1804023&tz=GMT-04%3A00