Jobs: Assistant prof. Dpt of French Simon Fraser Univ, Canada

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at
Thu Sep 6 09:19:19 UTC 2001

Date: Wed,  5 Sep 2001 12:54:32 +0200
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Department of French
Simon Fraser University


The Department of French, Simon Fraser University, invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant
Professor, effective September 1, 2002. This position is subject to
budgetary approval.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics and/or Applied Linguistics with
specialization in the study of French and the teaching/acquisition of
French as a second language. Record of or demonstrated potential for
excellence in research and scholarly publication. Total fluency in
oral and written French and English.

Preference will be given to candidates who:

a) maintain an active research program in linguistics as it relates to
language teaching and can participate in joint research projects in
Applied Linguistics;

b) are familiar with recent developments in computer-assisted language
teaching and learning;

c) have a strong record of effective teaching at the university level
(experience in teaching graduate courses would be an
asset). Competence in at least one of the following fields:
translation, pragmatics, discourse analysis, would be desirable.

Responsibilities: the successful candidate will be expected to teach
courses in French language, linguistics and applied linguistics at the
undergraduate and graduate levels; participate in graduate student
supervision; carry on an active research program resulting in
scholarly publications; participate in departmental, university and
community affairs.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching
and research interest, copies of major publications, and the names of
at least three referees, to be sent to: Chair, Department of French,
Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby BC V5A 1S6,

by November 15, 2001.

Applicants should consult the web page for information about the
department at:

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this
advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens
and permanent residents. Simon Fraser University is committed to the
principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment
opportunities to qualified applicants.

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