Job Opening: University of Toronto

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Thu Oct 11 00:19:22 UTC 2007

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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 the department's website at

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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