[ACLA-CAAL] Assistant Professor - Preliminary (Tenure-Track) - Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies - Second Language Assessment and Testing – Carleton University

Michael Rodgers MichaelRodgers at cunet.carleton.ca
Fri Oct 2 14:26:34 EDT 2020

Could you please share with your listserv the below posting for an Assistant Professor position (Preliminary (Tenure-Track) - Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies - Second Language Assessment and Testing) at Carleton University.

Posting can be accessed at the following link: https://carleton.ca/provost/2020/assistant-professor-linguistics-and-language-studies-applied-linguistics-and-discourse-studies/

Deadline for submitting applications is December 15, 2020.  All applications and relevant material must be submitted via email.

Assistant Professor - Preliminary (Tenure-Track) - Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies - Second Language Assessment and Testing – Carleton University

The School of Linguistics and Language Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure track appointment in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021.

We are looking for an individual with a research specialization in second language assessment and testing. Additional expertise in one or both of the areas of language curriculum design and second language writing is an asset but not required.

About the Academic Unit:
The School's programs in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies are housed in a large unit representing a rich diversity of perspectives on language, with courses in these areas as well as in Linguistics, American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish, as well as Communication Courses for Disciplines and Professions and courses in English as a Second Language for international students, immigrants and refugees. Detailed information on the School can be found at https://carleton.ca/slals/.

The successful candidate will have in hand a PhD in Applied Linguistics or a related field. The candidate will have a well-defined research agenda, and an active research profile with a strong commitment to the dissemination of scholarship through publication. Applicants must also have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions:
Applications should be submitted electronically to the Director of the School of Linguistics and Language Studies, Professor David Wood at ALDShire at carleton.ca<about:blank>. Hard copies will not be accepted. Applications should include three separate PDF documents, including: 1) letter of application; 2) a curriculum vitae; as well as 3) a concise dossier that includes written evidence of teaching effectiveness (minimally, teaching evaluations). Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the Director, also electronically. The closing date for receipt of applications, including the letters of reference, is December 15, 2020.

Please also identify any past experiences in supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in your previous institutional environment such as in curriculum development and in supporting diverse students.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

To see the full posting for this position, please visit https://carleton.ca/provost/jobs/academics/<about:blank>.

About Carleton University:
Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 31,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most
accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of over one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/about.<about:blank>

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Director as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Thank you so much for all your assistance with this search process.

Michael Rodgers, Assistant Professor
Assistant Director (ALDS)

School of Linguistics and Language Studies
252 Paterson Hall, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6 Canada
Tel.: (613) 520-2600, ext. 6639 Fax: (613) 520-6641
michael.rodgers at carleton.ca<mailto:michael.rodgers at carleton.ca>

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