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LINGUIST List 23.2200

Tue May 08 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof and Academic Director, Western U

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Date: 08-May-2012
From: Vangie Castillo <vangie.castillouwo.ca>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor and Academic Director, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: Western University
Department: Faculty of Education, Western Language Bridging Program
Job Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Web Address: http://www.edu.uwo.ca/
Job Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor & Academic Director

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English as a Second Language

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Faculty of Education, Western University, seeks applicants for a
probationary (tenure-track) position at the rank of Assistant Professor
in the area of Applied Linguistics/English as a Second Language. If
qualifications and experience warrant, the appointment will be made
at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. The selected
candidate will be assigned the role of Academic Director of the
Western Language Bridging Program. The effective date of the
appointment may be as early as July 1st, 2012.

Candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics,
Second Language Education, TESL or a related field, and have a
recognized college or university TESL/TESOL diploma/ certificate or
the equivalent. The successful candidate will be assigned the role of
Academic Director of the Western Language Bridging Program.
He/She will also be expected to have an active scholarly research
program, teach at the pre-service and graduate levels, supervise
graduate students and engage in service on faculty and university
committees. Strong preference will be given to those candidates who
have demonstrated excellence in teaching content-based ESL to
university students. The successful candidate will bring experience
as both an educator and administrator of ESL and TESL programs as
well as experience in online education in a higher education setting.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Providing academic oversight to the Western Language Bridging
Program
- Working proactively to recruit instructors and students for the
program
- Teaching graduate courses in the area of applied linguistics/TESL
- Supervising graduate students
- Demonstrating a strong research and publication program and a
commitment to seeking external funding

Additional Required Qualifications:
- University level ESL teaching experience
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- High level of cultural/ intercultural competence and demonstrated
leadership administering ESL programs

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in the administration and delivery of ESL programs
- Experience teaching in TESL programs at the certificate/diploma
and/or graduate level
- Experience administering TESL/TESOL programs
- A successful external research funding record

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application which
provides an overview and discussion of their qualifications as they
relate to this specific position, along with their curriculum vitae and
the names and contact information of three referees to the application
address, application email address (deaneduwo.ca), or fax number below.

Review of applications will begin after May 31, 2012 and will
continue until the position is filled.

This Position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have
fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens
and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is
committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all
qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal
people and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Vicki Schwean, Dean
Faculty of Education
Western University
1137 Western Road
London, Ontario N6G 1G7
Canada
Email Address for Applications: deaneduwo.ca
Web Address for Applications: http://www.edu.uwo.ca/about-us/employment.html
Contact Information:
Ms. Vangie Castillo
Email: vangie.castillouwo.ca
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 88653
Fax: 519-850-2377
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