LINGUIST List 32.1145

Wed Mar 31 2021

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 30-Mar-2021
From: Jeremie Seror <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Ottawa
Department: Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute
Job Location: Ontario, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-track position with a specialization in content-based language education

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Content-based Language Education; Immersion

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI) of the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track position with a specialization in content-based language education (e.g., immersion; CLIL) in higher education and relevant research and teaching experience with English language education with a start date of July 1, 2021.The successful candidate will be an expert in the theoretical and practical aspects of language pedagogy with a specialization in content-based language education. They will engage in research to support the design and oversight of the curriculum for undergraduate and graduate programs as well as cross-disciplinary initiatives linked to internationalization, university-level immersion, English language development, and the promotion of Francophonie and bilingualism.

Responsibilities for the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate students, and providing vision and leadership related to the development of teaching, research, and outreach (e.g., the development of a university-level English immersion stream, international collaborations, hybrid and distance education, and curriculum development for language education and teacher education programs). The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a robust research program, seek external funding, demonstrate a sustained commitment to active participation in the administrative activities of the unit and the Faculty, and participate in the activities of professional organizations.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
- A doctorate in applied linguistics, second/foreign-language acquisition or a related field;
- Evidence of excellence in teaching at a post-secondary institution;
- Evidence of an established and innovative research program and a record of refereed publications and community-based outreach and knowledge mobilization focusing on the pedagogical and policy implications of language and literacies development in a university context characterized by linguistic and cultural diversification;
- An ability to attract external funding; and
- Demonstrated skills in working collaboratively and with diverse populations.

At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting and to teach in both official languages. English-French bilingualism is thus an asset.

Please forward a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, a statement of research interests, as well as three confidential letters of recommendation, sent under separate cover, to:

Prof. Jérémie Séror
Director and Associate Dean
Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute
University of Ottawa

Short-listed candidates will be invited to do a research presentation in front of professors and students (likely using videoconference technology).

Posting no.: 21024-ARTS

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Jérémie Séror

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