Assistant Professor of Teaching in French Education and French Teacher Education

Situated on the unceded, ancestral and traditional territory of the hən’q’əmin’əm’-speaking xwmə0kwəyiəm (Musqueam) people, the Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED) in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Teaching in French Education and French Teacher Education. The scholar hired into this educational leadership stream position will collaborate with colleagues in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, the Teacher Education Office, and the Faculty of Education to sustain UBC’s commitments to leadership and innovation in French language education in British Columbia and more widely in Canada and internationally, as well as to support French pre- and in-service teachers in their professional contexts. This position is expected to commence July 1, 2023, or a date agreed upon by the University and the successful candidate.

While we welcome applications from doctoral candidates who are close to completion, the successful candidate must have an earned a PhD or EdD in Language and/or Literacy Education or Applied Linguistics by the start date of this appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with documented experience in teaching in French in teacher education settings as well as teaching French as an additional or minority language in schools (K-12), and with evidence of leadership in curriculum development, program and course coordination, and community outreach. The successful candidate is expected to speak French fluently, and demonstrate a commitment to promoting French as an official language in a predominantly anglophone (yet multilingual) province. Equally important is an exemplary track record of enacting and advancing equity, diversity, inclusion, decolonization, and anti-racism in teaching, educational leadership, and community engagement. Evidence of meaningful engagement with Indigenous priorities in French second language education as well as experience in teaching online is considered advantageous as well.

Please see the below linked posting for full information and application instructions.

Assistant Professor of Teaching in French Education and French Teacher Education job ad

Application Deadline: January 16, 2023

This search will remain open until the position is filled.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the British Columbia Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.