The Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Education Studies, International Education, Equity and Diversity. The position start date is July 1, 2019.
The successful candidate must have earned a PhD in Education or in a closely related field by July 1, 2019. An established record of excellence in teaching, including extensive knowledge of pedagogical content development and curriculum design, and a demonstrated commitment to continued pedagogical/professional development are required. Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level, including lecture preparation and course delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in the area of Equity and Diversity in Education and who have extensive experience designing and directing educational leadership initiatives. Native or near-native proficiency in English is required.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, strong letters of reference from referees of high standing, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, including a strong coherent teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and excellent teaching evaluations.
The successful candidate will be expected to undertake teaching at the undergraduate level at the University of Toronto Mississauga, to participate in the development of undergraduate curriculum, and to collaborate with the Department’s Language Teaching & Learning Program. In addition to core teaching responsibilities, the position includes coordinating and developing new second language pedagogy & learning courses, developing curricular materials and teaching tools, as well as training and supervising teaching assistants. Further, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in and add to the co-curricular and experiential learning activities offered in the Department, to contribute to the expansion of programs in Education Studies, and to engage in community and international outreach.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For more information about the University of Toronto Mississauga and the Department of Language Studies, please visit www.utm.utoronto.ca and www.utm.utoronto.ca/language-studies/.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1803704. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, a teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations), a statement outlining current and future (teaching related) research interests, a diversity statement as it relates to teaching, and one representative publication. The application deadline is October 24, 2018. To ensure consideration, applicants must submit all application materials online by October 24, 2018. Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equity and diversity are among UTM’s core values and are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching, and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
Arrangements should be made for three recent letters of reference, which must comment on the applicant’s teaching abilities, to be addressed to Professor Emmanuel Nikiema, Chair of the Search Committee, and sent to email@example.com by the closing date. Please ensure that the candidate’s name and "Education Studies’ Search" are included in the subject line and that letters are on letterhead, signed, dated, and scanned.
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes.
For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.