Department of Language Studies
University of Toronto Mississauga
Teaching and Learning French as a Second Language (Didactique du FLS/FLE)
The Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Teaching and Learning with a specialization in French as a Second Language. The appointment will commence July 1, 2014.
Qualified candidates must have a PhD in the field of teaching and learning, or second language pedagogy, by time of the appointment or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate must show evidence of excellence in research and teaching in Teaching and Learning with a specialization in French as a Second Language. Native or near-native proficiency in French and a high functional level of English proficiency are required. An ability to support the French programs in literature or linguistics would be an asset.
The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Language Studies, and engage in the co-curricular and experiential learning activities offered in the Department. S/he will undertake graduate teaching and supervision, either as a member of the Graduate Department of French at the St. George campus, or the Graduate Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), of the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For further details and to apply online please visit http://uoft.me/academicopportunities (Job# 1300812) . Applications must include a cover letter, a statement of current and future research and teaching interests (written in French), a curriculum vitae, publications or writing samples (including preferably one in French), and a teaching portfolio (i.e. teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, descriptions of teaching strategies and innovations, etc.). All application materials should be submitted online.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile ; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at : http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Arrangements should be made for three letters of reference, at least one of which must comment on the applicant’s teaching abilities, to be addressed to Professor Emmanuel Nikiema, Chair of the Search Committee, and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure the candidate’s name and “Teaching and Learning Search” are included in the subject line and that letters are on letterhead, signed and scanned. Reference letters may also be mailed to Department of Language Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, Canada, L5L 1C6.
All application materials, including the letters of reference, must be received by October 25th, 2013 closing date.
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For further information about the UTM Department of Language Studies, please visit http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/language-studies/
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply ; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.