LINGUIST List 24.5241

Tue Dec 17 2013

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

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 16-Dec-2013
From: Pietro Giordan <>
Subject: English; 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:
Job Title: Sessional Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


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 English as a Second Language (ESL). Applicants must have a PhD in Applied Linguistics or closely related area to assume teaching and administrative roles as required by the ESL section. Applicants must have expertise in teaching credit EAP in a post-secondary environment in order to contribute to our core courses. Candidates must also have relevant experience in ESL student placement, advising, or program co-ordination. Applicants must show evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level. It is preferred that the applicant be actively engaged in scholarly research and have publications in areas relevant to applied linguistics as it may be necessary for the successful candidate to teach in the graduate program in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. Accreditation by TESL Ontario (or equivalent) and experience incorporating technology into the ESL curriculum are preferred. 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 list the name, position, e-mail address and telephone number of each referee on the application letter. 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 Toronto M3P 1P3 Canada Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Pietro Giordan Email: Phone: 416-736-5016

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