Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: English as a Second Lanugage (2 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 two (2) tenure-track professorial-stream appointments in in English as a Second Language (ESL) at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2019.

A PhD in TESL, Second Language Education, Applied Linguistics or in a related discipline is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and in scholarly research, and to have produced publications appropriate to their stage of career.

Applicants should have an ongoing program of research and specialize in one or more of the following areas: Language Assessment/Analytics; Theories of L2 Writing; Theories of L2 Reading/Vocabulary Development; Vygotskian Sociocultural Theory.

The successful candidates must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision in the Graduate Program in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics as well as undergraduate teaching in ESL and the TESOL Certificate Program. Experience teaching content-based credit ESL in post-secondary institutions is required; preference will be given to those with experience teaching graduate-level applied linguistics courses and ESL teacher preparation courses; the successful candidates should be eligible for teacher accreditation by TESL Ontario. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced teaching and learning is preferred.

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 Professorial Stream 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