LINGUIST List 32.1544

Tue May 04 2021

Jobs: English; French; Applied Linguistics: Translator, University of Ottawa

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 04-May-2021
From: Nathalie Lauzon <>
Subject: English; French; Applied Linguistics: Translator, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Ottawa
Department: Language Services
Job Location: Ontario, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Head of Language Testing Services

Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)


Position Purpose:
Handles the development and administration of French and English second language testing programs at the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, ensuring that the University maintains its strong national reputation in language testing and supporting the University’s promotion of bilingualism.

Essential Qualifications:
- Master’s or PhD in psychometrics, educational measurement, applied linguistics (language testing) or closely related field
- Three years’ experience in test development and delivery, and language tests analysis and interpretation
- Administrative or project management experience
- Experience in university-level second language teaching
- Knowledge of item analysis and data analysis programs (e.g., Iteman, SPSS)
- Knowledge of research design
- Ability to work autonomously, manage priorities and meet deadlines
- Strong interpersonal communication skills
- Excellent report-writing skills
- Bilingualism — English/French (excellent spoken and written skills)

Job Reports to: Director, Language Assessment
Competition Number: J0521-0018
Closing Date: May 14, 2021

Application Deadline: 14-May-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Talent Acquisition Advisor Marie-Pier Beauchamp

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