Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Position open in CROATIAN STUDIES, University of Waterloo (Canada)


Croatian Studies, Assistant Professor/Lecturer, one-year term (renewable)
The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is
seeking an exceptional teacher and researcher for a 12-month limited term appointment (renewable) in the
area of Croatian Studies beginning January 1, 2019. The Department seeks to appoint an Assistant
Professor, however, a hire at the rank for Lecturer may be considered.
For an appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, the successful candidate must have a PhD in
Language Education, Applied Linguistics, Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, or an equivalent discipline
with a principal or comparative emphasis on Croatian language/culture. Evidence of an actively
developing research program with emphasis in Croatian Studies is required. Applicants whose research
aligns with the focal points of the department, which include applied linguistics, language education,
literary, cultural, and film studies would be especially appealing.
For an appointment at the rank of Lecturer, the successful candidate must have a Master’s degree in
Language Education, Applied Linguistics, Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, or an equivalent discipline
with a principal or comparative emphasis on Croatian language/culture.
For both ranks, duties include teaching at the undergraduate level, engaging in study abroad activities,
contributing to the broader teaching mission of the Department, cultural programming in Croatian
language and culture. Evidence of successful language teaching, and the ability to develop, update, and
teach an array of traditional and on-line courses are required.
If hired at the Assistant Professor rank, the successful candidate will be assessed on a 50-30-20 division
of labour (50% teaching, 30% research, 20% service); if hired at the rank of Lecturer, an 80-20 (80%
teaching, 20% service) formula will be used. The salary range for this position at the rank of Lecturer is
$62,180.00 - $80,000.00; at the rank of Assistant Professor, the salary range is $80,143.00 to $90,000.00.
The closing date for applications is November 30, 2018. Send curriculum vitae, cover letter, evidence of
teaching experience and excellence, research statement and evidence of active research program to:
Professor M. Boehringer, Chair, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies,
mboehringer@uwaterloo.ca. Applications to be submitted electronically. Letters of reference must be
sent directly by the referee. All application materials, supporting materials, and letters of reference must
be in English.
The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is
committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage
applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with
disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and
collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a
rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”. All qualified candidates
are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the
recruitment process.
Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.

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