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Job Announcement: Carleton University

Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis: Assistant Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Employer: Carleton University
School of Linguistics and Language Studies
Job Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
LL Issue: 24.3550
Date Submitted: 10-Sep-2013
Job Description: Carleton University’s School of Linguistics and Language Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Linguistics & Discourse Studies (ALDS) at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2014.

We are looking for an individual with a specialization in Discourse Studies and with a research program pertaining to one or more areas of Accessibility (examples include (but are not limited to) Aboriginal Studies, Deaf Studies, Health Discourse, Language and Law, Literacies). The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Discourse Studies, or related field, a well-defined research agenda and an active research profile with a strong commitment to the dissemination of scholarship through publication. Applicants must also have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach to a culturally diverse student body in both undergraduate and graduate programs, to provide graduate supervision at the MA and PhD levels, to develop a program of research leading to significant peer-reviewed publications, and to contribute effectively to academic life in the School of Linguistics and Language Studies. Applicants should consult the undergraduate and graduate calendars and specify which of our existing courses in ALDS they are able to teach, and describe courses they would like to develop.

The School’s programs in Applied Linguistics & Discourse Studies are housed in a large unit representing a rich diversity of perspectives on language, with courses in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics & Discourse Studies, Modern Languages, Communication Courses for Disciplines and Professions and courses in English as a Second Language for international students, immigrants and refugees.

Applications should be submitted electronically to Professor Randall Gess, Director, School of Linguistics and Language Studies at the application email address below. Letters of application should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae as well as a concise dossier that includes written evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the Director. All application materials may be submitted electronically. The closing date for receipt of applications, including the letters of reference, is November 1, 2013.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 26,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 65 programs of study. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts. As an innovative institution, Carleton is uniquely committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding daily.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

All positions are subject to budgetary approval.
Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2013
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Randall  Gess
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