LINGUIST List 26.887

Wed Feb 11 2015

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Academic Director, Simon Fraser University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 10-Feb-2015
From: Devi Pabla <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Academic Director, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada
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University or Organization: Simon Fraser University
Department: Faculty of Education
Job Location: British Columbia, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Academic Director, Centre for English Language Learning, Teaching, & Research

Job Rank: Academic Director; Other

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Simon Fraser University

Academic Director Position for the Centre for English Language Learning, Teaching, and Research

Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Education seeks applications for an experienced senior academic to assist in the establishment of an important new Centre. The Centre for English Language Learning, Teaching, and Research (CELLTR) is a new initiative which will provide SFU students, staff, and faculty with services that support them with learning and teaching in SFU’s multilingual environment. The term of appointment is two years with an opportunity for extension and will begin at the earliest availability of the successful applicant with an anticipated start on Sept. 1, 2015. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level are invited to apply. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants for the Academic Director position should hold a doctorate in applied linguistics or education with specific attention to teaching English as an additional language. For this senior leadership position, the successful applicant will have an established program of research in post-secondary English language learning and teaching, and administrative experience in a Language/Learning Centre, as well as senior administrative management experience. He/she will be a proven leader in the conceptual design and administration of English language services and support at the post-secondary level.

The goal of CELLTR is to deliver and promote a comprehensive range of English language learning and teaching supports through:

- Research
- Curricular academic English language supports
- Co-curricular English language supports (includes advising, consulting, social supports)
- Supports for faculty and staff working in this multilingual environment.

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2015. For application procedures and more details about this posting please visit the application website below.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women, men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. The positions are subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2015

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Devi Pabla
Phone: 778-782-3001
Fax: 778-782-4576

Page Updated: 11-Feb-2015