Assistant Professors in TESOL and Applied Linguistics
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.
Western’s Faculty of Education has been at the leading edge of education in Canada since 1962 and offers educational opportunities at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. Believing today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders, the Faculty strives to strengthen the field of education to help ensure every child has the opportunity to flourish. Western’s Faculty of Education collaborates with more than 500 partners in 23 countries, and attracts top faculty members from around the world. The Faculty has conducted numerous provincial, national and international studies that were the first or largest of their kind, and is home to five dedicated research centres – the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children, the Centre for School Mental Health, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Curriculum as a Social Practice, and the Mary J. Wright Research and Education Centre at Merrymount. Western’s Faculty of Education is also home to the new established Child and Youth Development Clinic. With more than 37,000 alumni residing in Canada and in 35 countries around the world, Western’s Faculty of Education graduates have gone on to have influential careers and become leaders on a global scale.
More information on the Faculty of Education can be obtained from http://www.edu.uwo.ca/.
With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada's most beautiful campuses.
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 http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf). 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 email@example.com or by phone at (519) 661-2111 ext. 88653.