Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Job Opportunities

The Faculty Recruitment and Support Office provides prospective faculty members with information on life at Queen's and in the Kingston Community and assists new faculty members and their families with the relocation process. Services are confidential.

Faculty Recruitment and Support Program


Faculty Positions

No positions at this time


Student Positions

Teaching Assistantships in LING 100AB

Applications are invited for Teaching Assistantships in LING100 Introduction to Linguistics for 2019-2020. Students wishing to apply for a Teaching Assistantship should meet the following criteria:

  • You should be registered in Major Concentration in Linguistics (MAJ LING)
  • You should have completed LING100 with a final grade of 80 per cent or higher (at least A- or 3.7 GPA).
  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant in LING 100 is an advantage.

In addition to the general criteria listed above, the selection of Candidates will be based on LING course grades, number of core courses completed, and year of study.

Teaching Assistants are expected to work seven hours per week. Their responsibilities include:

  • Participating in Teaching Assistant training;
  • Attending LING 100 lectures (3 hours per week);
  • Running two one-hour tutorials per week (to be scheduled on Tuesday or Wednesday between 4:30 and 6:30);
  • Grading LING 100 Assignments and Tests (approximately 4 hours, in alternate weeks)

Applicants should provide an up-to-date transcript (unofficial) and a cover letter. Please submit your application via e-mail to Dr. Margaret Maliszewska by April 29th, 2019. Applicants may be asked to participate in a brief interview, in person or via Skype, in early May.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Bronwyn Bjorkman (LING 100 instructor for 2019-2020) by email (