LINGUIST List 23.3142

Sat Jul 21 2012

Jobs: Applied Ling: Asst Prof, Carleton University

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 21-Jul-2012
From: Randall Gess <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: Carleton University Department: School of Linguistics and Language Studies Job Location: Ottowa, Ontario, Canada Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Teaching and learning of second/additional languages


Carleton University's School of Linguistics and Language Studiesinvites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Linguisticsand Discourse Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencingJuly 1, 2013. We are looking for an individual with a specialization inthe teaching and learning of second/additional languages.

Desired additional qualifications are the TESL Ontario TESL TrainerCertificate of Accreditation, and/or an expertise in CALL, and/orteaching experience in and/or relevant scholarship pertaining to one ofthe Modern Languages taught in the School. Applicants should have aPh.D. in Applied Linguistics or related field, a well-defined researchagenda and an active research profile with a strong commitment to thedissemination of scholarship through publication. Applicants mustalso have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach to a culturallydiverse student body in both undergraduate and graduate programs, toprovide graduate supervision at the MA and PhD levels, to develop aprogram of research leading to significant peer-reviewed publications,and to contribute effectively to academic life in the School ofLinguistics and Language Studies.

The School's programs in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studiesare housed in a large unit representing a rich diversity of perspectiveson language, with courses in these areas as well as in Linguistics,American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), German, Italian,Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and less commonly taughtlanguages such as Anishinaabemowin, Inuktitut, Ki-Swahili andTurkish, as well as Communication Courses for Disciplines andProfessions and courses in English as a Second Language forinternational students, immigrants and refugees. Detailed informationon the School can be found at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but in accordancewith Canadian immigration requirements, applications from Canadiansand permanent residents will be given priority. Carleton University isan excellent employer, and is strongly committed to fostering diversitywithin its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichmentand social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to thefurther diversification of our faculty and its scholarship, including butnot limited to women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, personswith disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or genderidentity.

Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the centralportion of Ottawa, bounded by the Rideau River on one side, and theRideau Canal on the other. Its prime location -- minutes fromdowntown, Ottawa International Airport, and Gatineau Park --enhances quality of life, and allows for recreational opportunities forindividuals and families. With a population of almost one million, thecity of Ottawa is Canada's capital and reflects the country's bilingualand multicultural character.

Applications should include a covering letter accompanied by acurriculum vitae as well as a concise dossier that includes writtenevidence of teaching effectiveness. Three letters of reference should besent directly to the School Director at the contact info listed below.The closing date for receipt of applications, including the letters ofreference, is October 26, 2012. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Application Deadline: 26-Oct-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
Randall Gess SLaLS, 236 Paterson Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6 Canada Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Randall Gess Email:

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