Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Language Education as Anti-Oppressive Transformation in Multilingual Settings

Situated on the unceded, ancestral and traditional territory of the hənqəminəm-speaking xwmə0kwəyəm (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 in Language Education as Anti-Oppressive Transformation in Multilingual Settings.

Within this broader focus, we invite candidates with a primary specialization in writing in an additional language, language assessment, or language policy. The scholar hired into this professoriate stream position will collaborate with our colleagues and graduate students to galvanize innovative research opportunities to advance antiracist, decolonial, and anti-oppressive transformation in one or more of these specializations. The scholar is expected to have a program of research that centers the effects of power in language and literacy education which is increasingly required to embrace multilingualism and other kinds of diversity. This position is expected to commence July 1, 2022 (or as negotiated with the successful candidate).

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


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Language Education as Anti-Oppressive Transformation in Multilingual Settings

Application review start date: Friday, October 22, 2021

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. All applicants will be required to complete a confidential equity survey.