Job: Second Language Education at OISE

Francis Hult francis.hult at UTSA.EDU
Fri Oct 5 18:07:37 UTC 2007

Tenure-track position in Second Language Education at OISE, University of Toronto The Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of Second Language Education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2008. We seek candidates with expertise in the field of second language education with a particular focus on teaching French and international languages. 
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, within the Modern Language Centre, and undertake graduate supervision and teaching both at the graduate and initial teacher education levels. The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in education or in a relevant discipline. The candidate must have extensive educational experience related to language teaching (e.g., in core, immersion, heritage, or other bilingual education programs), a distinctive research and publications record, and an ongoing program of research in areas such as classroom pedagogy, curriculum development, teacher development, multiliteracies, and/or communication technologies. High levels of proficiency in English, French, and another international language are required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information, please visit the OISE website at <>  or th!
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Applications, which must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, should be submitted by November 15, 2007, to Professor Dennis Thiessen, Chair, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, OISE, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1V6, Canada. Applicants should also ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Thiessen by the same date. 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, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
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