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LINGUIST List 24.5242

Tue Dec 17 2013

Jobs: Japanese; Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Asst Prof, York University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Dec-2013
From: Pietro Giordan <giordanpyorku.ca>
Subject: Japanese; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: York University
Department: Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Web Address: http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs
Job Title: Sessional Assistant Professor, Japanese

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition


The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Japanese. Applicants must have a PhD in Second Language Acquisition/Education or Linguistics/Applied Linguistics, with a focus on teaching the Japanese language. Familiarity with web-based courses and teaching strategies is also required. The primary responsibility of this position is for teaching the modern Japanese language at various undergraduate levels. Applicants must show evidence of excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching at the university level. The successful candidate is expected to coordinate, further develop, and enhance the language component of the Japanese Studies Program by utilizing the available instructional technology and facilities. A current record of relevant publications and conference presentations must be available. Native or near-native fluency in both Japanese and English is required. The appointment carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent.

Applicants should submit, in hard copy, a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly. Please include a statement of teaching and research interests and teaching evaluations in your application package. Apply to Professor Pietro Giordan, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, at the application address below. The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at the department URL above or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. For contractually limited appointments, temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Application Deadline: 14-Feb-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Pietro Giordan
4700 Keele Street
Ross Building, S561
York University
Toronto M3P 1P3
Web Address for Applications: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/listpositions.jsp?page=1
Contact Information:
Professor Pietro Giordan
Email: giordanpyorku.ca
Phone: 416-736-5016

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