Faculty Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Alternate Stream - Assistant Lecturer
Discipline/Field: English as a Second Language (3 positions)
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications for three (3) Alternate Stream (teaching-focused) tenure-track positions in English as a Second Language (ESL) at the rank of Assistant Lecturer, to commence July 1, 2019. The successful candidates will be expected to teach and develop undergraduate courses, participate actively in ESL program development and co-ordination, teach in the TESOL Certificate Program, and participate in envisioning new directions for ESL at York.

A PhD in TESL, Second Language Education, Applied Linguistics or in a related discipline, and a college or university administered TESL/TEFL diploma/certificate or the equivalent is required; and the successful candidates should be eligible for teacher accreditation by TESL Ontario.

The successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching content-based credit ESL/EAP in post-secondary institutions. Preference will be given to those with experience teaching ESL teacher preparation courses as well as coordinating language programs. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced teaching and learning is preferred, as is experience with curriculum development and online/blended language teaching and learning. The successful candidates are also expected to provide evidence of service or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ . Please select the 'Affirmative Action' tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants should submit by email a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp) and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Susan Ehrlich, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, S561 Ross, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email lllhires@yorku.ca – (Subject line: "ESL Alternate Stream Position"). Referees should be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 31, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: October 31, 2018