24.508, Jobs: French; Spanish; Applied Ling: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Alberta
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Subject: 24.508, Jobs: French; Spanish; Applied Ling: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Alberta
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Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:55:30
From: Dolores Wohland [dolores.wohland at ualberta.ca]
Subject: French; Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Alberta
Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Web Address: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A110819532
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition; Pedagogy
Required Language(s): French (fra)
University of Alberta
Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
Applied Linguistic Coordinator (French or Spanish)
Competition No. - A110819532.
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.
This position has been previously posted; previous applicants do not need to
The Department of Modern Languages & Cultural Studies at the University of
Alberta invites applications for a position in Applied Linguistics at the
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank, with a specialty in Second
Language Acquisition and Pedagogy. The successful candidate will coordinate
and administer an undergraduate language program (French or Spanish);
supervise and mentor graduate teaching assistants and sessional instructors;
teach graduate seminars within the department’s Applied Linguistics program;
and engage in research in second language acquisition and pedagogy. A PhD in
Applied Linguistics, French Applied Linguistics or Spanish Applied Linguistics
is required. Native or near-native proficiency in French or Spanish is
required, along with demonstrated competence and experience in the
administration of undergraduate language programs.
Applicants should have a strong cultural orientation to their professional
activities and be open to collaboration with other disciplines. MLCS has
applied linguists in French, German, Spanish, Russian and Ukrainian who work
in their respective language areas and in the cross-linguistic graduate
program in Applied Linguistics (see http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/~applling/).
Applied Linguistics in MLCS encompasses not only second language acquisition
and pedagogy but also sociolinguistics and discourse analysis.
The University of Alberta, one of Canada’s largest and most accomplished
research universities, is situated in Edmonton, a metropolitan area of over
one million with a vibrant artistic community and excellent standard of
living. Established in 1908 as a board-governed public institution, the
University of Alberta has earned the reputation of being one of the top five
universities in Canada based on its strengths in teaching, research and
service. The University of Alberta serves over 39,000 students in more than
200 undergraduate and 170 graduate programs (www.ualberta.ca). The Faculty of
Arts is the oldest and most diverse faculty on campus, and one of the largest
research and teaching centres in western Canada (www.arts.ualberta.ca).
Online applications including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching
portfolio (please submit under the Statement of Teaching/Research Interests
attachment option), and a sample publication (please submit under the List of
Publications attachment option) should be submitted as soon as possible for
full consideration. Letters of reference should be directly emailed to the
Department Secretary, Dolores Wohland at the contact email address below.
Consideration of applications will commence on February 5, 2013, and the
search will remain open until the position is filled.
For further information concerning the position or the Department, please
contact the Department Secretary, Dolores Wohland at the contact email address
Interested applicants may apply online at the application website address
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta hires
on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in
employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified
women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible
minorities, and Aboriginal persons.
Web Address for Applications: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A110819532/
Department Secretary Dolores Wohland
Email: dolores.wohland at ualberta.ca
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