Assistant, Associate, or Professor in TESOL and Applied Linguistics
May 24, 2018
London, ON Canada
Full Time - Experienced
The Faculty of Education at Western University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (probationary), Associate Professor (probationary or tenured) or Professor (tenured) in the area of TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred starting date for this position is January 1, 2019, but is negotiable.
Applicants must have:
A PhD in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or a related field
A record of excellence in research in TESOL and Applied Linguistics
Track record of frequent publications in Tier 1 international journals
A record of excellence in teaching TESOL and Applied Linguistics
Have held grants and/or a history of funding
Demonstrated excellence in teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds in Applied Linguistics and TESOL programs
Demonstrated leadership in academic positions and service organizations
In addition, preference will be given to applicants who:
Complement the strengths of the current MPED TESOL program of our faculty, such as applicants with expertise in teaching speaking/pronunciation, second language writing, or assessment
Have had invited presentations at international conferences
Have a record of excellence in graduate supervision
Have expertise in TESOL and Applied Linguistics research methodologies
The successful candidate will become a member 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 include the development and delivery of TESOL and Applied Linguistics courses within the MPED TESOL graduate program and graduate supervision, as well as possibly teaching in research intensive MA and PhD programs, and the pre-service education program. The successful applicant 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. 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.
The applicant should 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; 2-3 sample publications; and a completed application form (available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf). Please send the completed application in PDF format to:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after July 31, 2018.
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 at email@example.com.
About Western University
Western is a large, research-intensive university with approximately 35,000 full-time students, and a full range of academic and professional programs. Further information about Western can be found here: http:/www.uwo.ca. Further information about the Faculty of Education can be found at http://www.edu.uwo.ca/. The university is located in London, Ontario, a city with a population of 384,000. London has several large parks, an international airport, theatres, and a thriving arts community, along with reasonably priced housing.