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Assistant Professor: Language and Communication in Education
McGill University

Date Posted Nov. 14, 2018
Title Assistant Professor: Language and Communication in Education
University McGill University
Montreal, , Canada
Department Faculty of Education, DISE
Application Deadline Jan. 31, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2019
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Assistant Professor: Language and Communication in Education

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialisation in language and communication in intercultural education settings.

The preferred candidate will have broad methodological expertise in qualitative, ethnographic, and discourse analytic methods in education and a background in writing and rhetoric.

The ideal candidate will have a research profile that cross-references and contributes to neighboring disciplines to educational studies, including anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and studies in global education. As part of the Faculty’s effort to increase Indigenous research and community partnerships, preference will also be given to candidates whose research addresses contemporary issues in Indigenous education, Indigenous teacher education, and Indigenous/non-Indigenous reconciliation in formal and non-formal settings in Quebec/Canada. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree at the time of taking up the appointment. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2019.

DISE (Department of Integrated Studies In Education) faculty members are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervise Master’s and Doctoral level students, as well as contribute to service in the Department, the Faculty of Education and the University.

Applicants for this position should submit the following documents by email: letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); research statement (1-2 pages); a sample publication; and names of three referees.

Applications should be submitted electronically to Review of applications will commence February 1st 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries concerning this position can be made to the chair of the department, Dr. Steven Jordan (

  • McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
    McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
    McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

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Contact Information

  • Jim Constantopoulos
    Faculty of Education, DISE
    McGill University
    3700 McTavish St.

  • 514 398 4527


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