Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor - French Studies

College: College of Arts

Department: School of Languages and Literatures

Date Posted: December 6, 2018
Deadline: January 20, 2019
Please reference AD #18-74

Position Description:

The School of Languages and Literatures at the University of Guelph seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of French Studies (start date July 1, 2019) with teaching experience and research specialization in Second Language pedagogy. Responsibilities will include: graduate teaching and research in the pedagogy of French as a Second Language; undergraduate teaching in French as a Second Language and in Linguistics. Additional responsibilities will include: advising the School of Languages and Literatures on the implementation of new technologies for second-language learning; coordinating of experiential learning opportunities.

Required qualifications: PhD in French Studies, in Education or in Applied Linguistics with specialization in the pedagogy of French as a Second Language; record of excellence in teaching and research; native or near-native proficiency in French; ability to communicate effectively in an English-speaking environment. Contributions to scholarship in Digital Humanities and experience with community engaged learning will be considered assets.

Application Process

Applications should be submitted electronically by January 20, 2019. They will include a letter of application, a current CV, a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness) and copies of publications. Candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately.

All documentation should be submitted electronically to:

Dr. Sandra Parmegiani
Director, School of Languages and Literatures
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Email: sparmegi@uoguelph.ca

Call for Applications
Tenure-Track Position in French Studies

L’École de langues et de littératures de l’Université de Guelph recherche des candidatures pour un poste de professeur.e adjoint.e menant à la permanence en Études françaises, avec entrée en fonction le 1 juillet, 2019. Le/la candidat.e recherché.e aura de l’expérience dans l’enseignement et une spécialisation de recherche dans la didactique des langues secondes.

Qualifications : doctorat en Études françaises, en Didactique ou en Linguistique appliquée avec une spécialisation en pédagogie du français langue seconde ; expérience et excellents dossiers d’enseignement et de recherche dans la pédagogie du français langue seconde, du français langue seconde et de la linguistique ; excellente maîtrise du français ; capacité de communiquer en anglais en milieu anglophone. Les contributions à la recherche dans le domaine des humanités numériques et l’expérience dans l’enseignement en milieu communautaire seront considérées comme des atouts.

Responsabilités principales : enseignement du français langue seconde et de la linguistique au premier cycle; au deuxième cycle, enseignement de la pédagogie du français langue seconde ; recherches dans le domaine de la didactique du FLS. Responsabilités secondaires : coordination des cours d’apprentissage expérientiel ; consultation avec les collègues de l’École des langues et littératures sur la mise en application des nouvelles technologies pour l’apprentissage des langues secondes.

Les dossiers de candidature doivent être soumis par courrier électronique (en un seul document), au plus tard le 20 janvier 2019. Ils comprendront une lettre de motivation, un Curriculum Vitae de date récente, un dossier d’enseignement (philosophie de l’enseignement, plans de cours, évaluations estudiantines), des copies de publications. Trois lettres de recommandation doivent être envoyées directement par courrier électronique.

Les dossiers ainsi que les lettres doivent être envoyés à :

Dr. Sandra Parmegiani
Director, School of Languages and Literatures
University of Guelph

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

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