Tenure-Track Position Available at Glendon College

The following Tenure-Track Position is available at Glendon College:

  • Assistant Lecturer, The Language Training Centre for Studies in French

Language Training Centre for Studies in French Glendon College York University

The Language Training Centre for Studies in French, Glendon College, York University, invites applications for two Alternate Stream (teaching-focused) tenure‐track positions at the rank of Assistant Lecturer, to commence July 1, 2019. The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and to provide leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation and support aspects of curriculum delivery and development.

A Ph.D. or a Ph.D. near completion by July 1, 2019 in applied linguistics, second language acquisition or language pedagogy is required. The successful candidates will be responsible for teaching and coordinating courses with multiples sections of French as a second language. They will teach at the undergraduate level using the theoretical and methodological framework developed by the Centre. They will have experience in second language teaching in a minority setting, and in teaching French for general academic purposes in task-based approaches and genre-based approaches.

The successful candidates must be fluent in English and French and will teach in a multicultural environment. They will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses, a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success and the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to teaching, learning and program design. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York U’s bilingual Glendon Campus is home to Southern Ontario’s Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Postsecondary Education. Glendon comprises about 2700 students on a scenic campus in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Toronto. Glendon is committed to high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and offers a unique undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s largest research universities. For information about Glendon and its programs, please consult the Faculty webpage at www.glendon.yorku.ca.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416‐736‐5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is December 1, 2018. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining professional experience, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching [i.e., sample course outlines, student rating, teaching reviews, workshop and professional development programs attended or led, and conference papers and publications relating to pedagogy] and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Ian Roberge, Co-Interim Principal and Associate Principal, Academic, Glendon College, York University, 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M6. Referees should be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. Please select the “Affirmative Action” tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.