The Department of English, Glendon College, York University invites applications for a teaching- stream, tenure-track appointment in English as a Second Language (ESL) at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2020.

Posted On: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The Department of English, Glendon College, York University invites applications for a teaching- stream, tenure-track appointment in English as a Second Language (ESL) at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach
undergraduate and may also teach graduate courses, providing creative educational leadership in enhancing ESL teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom. The successful candidate will serve as coordinator of Glendon’s ESL Program and will also be required to teach in the Glendon College Certificate Program in the Discipline of Teaching English as an International Language (D-TEIL). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A completed Ph.D. in Teaching English as a Second/Additional Language, Second/Additional Language Education, Applied Linguistics or in a related discipline is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching content-based,
credit ESL in university-level courses. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success and the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to ESL 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 ESL curriculum development and assessment.
Preference will be given to those with experience teaching ESL/EAL teacher preparation courses as well as coordinating language programs. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work. Given Glendon’s bilingual mandate, the successful candidate must also be able to participate actively in College-wide committee work in French as well as English.

York University’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 has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the
selection process are invited to contact Professor Ian Martin, Chair of the Search Committee at imartin@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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons
with disabilities, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-for... qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a
completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at
http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 1st, 2019. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample course outlines, student rating, teaching reviews, workshop and professional development programs attended or led, and conference papers and publications relating to pedagogy and three letters of reference should be sent to:
Professor Igor Djordjevic, Chair, Department of English, Glendon College, York University, 2275
Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M6 or [enslsearch2019@glendon.yorku.ca].
Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and may also teach graduate courses, providing creative educational leadership in enhancing ESL teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom. The successful candidate will serve as coordinator of Glendon’s ESL Program and will also be required to teach in the Glendon College Certificate Program in the Discipline of
Teaching English as an International Language (D-TEIL).

Qualifications: 

A completed Ph.D. in Teaching English as a Second/Additional Language, Second/Additional Language Education, Applied Linguistics or in a related discipline is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching content-based,
credit ESL in university-level courses. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success and the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to ESL 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 ESL curriculum development and assessment. Preference will be given to those with experience teaching ESL/EAL teacher preparation courses as well as coordinating language programs. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work. Given Glendon’s bilingual mandate, the successful andidate must also be able to participate actively in College-wide committee work in French as well as English.

Location: 
Glendon College York University
English Department
2275 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON M4N 3M6
Canada
How to apply: 

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 1st, 2019. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample course outlines, student rating, teaching reviews, workshop and professional development programs attended or led, and conference papers and publications relating to pedagogy and three letters of reference should be sent to:
Professor Igor Djordjevic, Chair, Department of English, Glendon College, York University, 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M6 or [enslsearch2019@glendon.yorku.ca].
Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.