LINGUIST List 30.1566

Wed Apr 10 2019

Jobs: English; TESOL; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Western University

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Date: 04-Apr-2019
From: Vangie Castillo <>
Subject: English; TESOL; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: Western University
Department: Faculty of Education
Job Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Asssistant Professors in TESOL and Applied Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Faculty of Education at Western University, invites applications for two full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor (probationary) in the area of TESOL and Applied Linguistics with specializations in Teaching Speaking/Pronunciation and Language Assessment/Testing. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred starting date for these positions is September 1, 2019, but is negotiable.

Applicants must have:
- A PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL or related field
- A record of excellence in research in Applied Linguistics and TESOL
- Track record of publications in Tier 1 international journals
- Experience teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds

The successful candidates will become members of the Curriculum Studies and Studies in Applied Linguistics Academic Research Cluster, bring relevant academic strength and collaborative abilities to the Faculty, and contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of the TESOL and Applied Linguistics programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching duties will primarily include the development and delivery of TESOL and Applied Linguistics courses within the MPED TESOL graduate program, as well as graduate student supervision. However, teaching duties may also fall within research intensive programs, and our Bachelor of Education program. The successful applicants will be expected to maintain an active research program and have success in attracting funding.

More information on the Faculty of Education can be obtained from

Applicants must submit the following:
- A letter of interest;
- A curriculum vitae;
- A 1000 word outline of the candidate’s research program, including past accomplishments and future plans;
- A 500 word statement about their approach to graduate supervision;
- A description of their potential contributions to the Faculty;
- A teaching portfolio which includes a teaching philosophy,
- A statement of teaching interests and evidence of successful teaching experiences such as course evaluations;
- A Google scholar profile,
- The names and contact information of three referees; and
- A completed application form available at the application link provided below. Please send the completed application in PDF format to:

Dr. Vicki Schwean, Dean
Faculty of Education, Western University
1137 Western Road
London, Ontario, CANADA, N6G1G7

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Review of applications will begin after May 10, 2019.

These positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.
Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Vangie Castillo by email at or by phone at (519) 661-2111 ext. 88653.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Vicki Schwean
Phone: 519-661-2080
Fax: 519-850-2377

Page Updated: 10-Apr-2019