Opportunities at OLBI and the University of Ottawa

Tenure-track Positions

The Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI) of the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track position with a specialization in language and literacies development in higher education with a start date of July 1, 2019.

Title of the Position: Assistant professor level, but higher ranks will be considered under exceptional circumstances. 

Duties: Responsibilities for the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate students, and providing vision and leadership related to the development of research activities and leading-edge outreach initiatives at OLBI (e.g., the development of pathway programs, international collaborations, and content-based language learning programs). The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a robust research program, seek external funding, and participate in the activities of professional organizations.

Terms: Tenure-track position

Wage: In July 2019, the salary scale for an Assistant Professor will start at $85,280

Benefits Package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete benefits package which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance, as well as relocation expenses.

Location of Work:  Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, University of Ottawa, 70 Avenue Laurier East, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

Contact Information:

Dr. Jérémie Séror, Director and Associate Dean, Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, University of Ottawa, 70 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa ON,  K1N 6N5. e-mail: jseror@uOttawa.ca, Telephone : 613-562-5800 x5359. fax: 613-562-5126.

Required Skills:

The successful candidate will be an expert in the theoretical and practical aspects of language and literacies education and will engage in research that can support oversight of pedagogy and curriculum for undergraduate and graduate programs and cross-disciplinary initiatives linked to the internationalization of the curriculum, French and English language development, and the promotion of Francophonie and bilingualism.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: (1) a doctorate in applied linguistics, second/foreign-language acquisition or a related field; (2) evidence of excellence in teaching at a post-secondary institution; (3) evidence of an established and innovative research program and a record of refereed publications related to institutional, pedagogical and policy implications of language and (multi-)literacy development in a university context characterized by globalization and linguistic and cultural diversification; (4) an ability to attract external funding; and (5) demonstrated skills in working collaboratively and with diverse populations.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019.

Please forward a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications as well as three confidential letters of recommendation, sent under separate cover, to:

Prof. Jérémie Séror
Director and Associate Dean
Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute
University of Ottawa
jseror@uottawa.ca

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your current status.  The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. In order to promote a representative workplace as it specifically relates to OLBI, men are also encouraged to apply. Only candidates invited for the selection process will be contacted. If you are invited to continue in the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The University of Ottawa is very proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting and to teach in both official languages. English-French bilingualism is thus an asset.

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