LINGUIST List 27.1058

Mon Feb 29 2016

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 26-Feb-2016
From: Odette Gagnon <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
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University or Organization: Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Department: Arts et lettres
Job Location: Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Full-time tenure-track professor in modern languages (English)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of Arts and Letters at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track professor position in its teaching English-as-a-second language (TESOL), modern languages and linguistics programs.


The candidate will:

- At the undergraduate level:
1) Teach courses related to the mastery of English-as-as-second language (ESL) as well as TESOL: writing, grammar, didactics in second language teaching, evaluation, and other related courses in applied linguistics;
2) Supervise students in their teaching practicum and contribute to the development of practice teaching guides and the evaluation process;
- At the graduate level:
1) Teach seminars in the Master's in Linguistics program (in language didactics, for instance) and supervise graduate theses.

The candidate should also:

- Develop a research program and publish in their field of expertise;
- Actively participate in the administration and development of department programs;
- Provide service to the university community and the region, within his or her field of expertise.


The candidate should:

- Hold a PhD in second-language teaching or in Applied Linguistics, with a specialisation in second language teaching and learning in primary and secondary education (doctoral candidates will be considered if they have arranged to complete their dissertation and defence within one year of being hired);
- Have university-level teaching experience (attach teaching evaluations and course outlines); ESL teaching experience at the primary and/or secondary level would be an asset;
- Demonstrate research expertise, including publications and conference presentations;
- Supervise graduate students;
- Have knowledge of the ESL education system in Quebec;
- Be willing to develop research collaboration with other members of the department;
- Be willing to contribute to university service;
- Have a mastery of English equivalent to a native-English speaker as well as an excellent mastery of oral and written French (graduate seminars are given in French); mastery of a third language would be an asset.

Salary is according to qualifications and experience.

Employment Conditions

Working conditions are regulated by the collective agreement in place.

Place of Employment: Chicoutimi, Quebec (and occasionally, surrounding study centres)

Starting Date : August 1, 2016

Hiring Procedures

In adherence with the hiring regulations of Immigration Canada, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

While the language of instruction (undergraduate level) is English, the working language at UQAC is French.

All applications will be treated confidentially. All persons interested must send their curriculum vitae, photocopies of their degrees, a statement of teaching philosophy, a proposed research agenda, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the address below (paper copies specifying the competition number – DAD-568).

Only applications received by April 6, 2016 at 4pm will be considered.

Send your application to the mailing address below.

Application Deadline: 06-Apr-2016
Mailing Address for Applications:
Concours DAD-568
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Décanat des affaires départementales
555, boul. de l'Université
Chicoutimi, Quebec G7H 2B1
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Odette Gagnon
Phone: 418-545-5011 poste 5043

Page Updated: 29-Feb-2016