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Assistant Professor in Teaching and Learning / French

Position Deleted on 11/03/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages & Literatures
Application Due:
Full Time
The Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for one tenure-stream appointment in the field of Teaching and Learning / Second Language Education at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2013.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in a related field by July 1, 2013 with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. Applicants are expected to have expertise in teaching French as a second language, a strong research focus and well-defined research program in the area. Knowledge of any other language taught in the Department would be an asset.

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Language Studies, engage in the extensive co-curricular and experiential learning activities in French offered in the Department and work with academic colleagues to further the department's strengths and profile as a leader in language teaching and learning. S/he will undertake graduate teaching and supervision, either as a member of the Graduate Department of French at the St. George campus, or the Graduate Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For further details and to apply online please visit Job# 1201059. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests (written in French), and publications and/or writing samples. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters (at least one of which should focus on teaching) directly to the department via e-mail to Professor Michael Lettieri, Chair, at by the closing date, November 1, 2012.

The Department of Language Studies website:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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