School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies


The School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies of Carleton 
University invites applications for a one-year term position in the 
Communication Courses for Disciplines and Professions Unit (CCDP), at 
the level of Instructor I, commencing July 1, 2008.

Qualifications are an M.A. in Applied Language Studies, or a field 
related to professional communication, and experience teaching 
communication courses to engineering students. Candidates must also 
demonstrate the ability to teach communication courses to Information 
Technology students studying Networking and Interactive and Multimedia 
Design. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the 
ongoing development of curriculum and of teaching materials. The 
candidate must also exhibit a professional commitment to a career in 
teaching Discipline-Specific Communication Courses at the university 
level, and to a culturally diverse student body. CCDP is housed in a 
unit representing a rich diversity of perspectives on language, with 
courses in Linguistics, Applied Language Studies, Arabic, American Sign 
Language, Chinese (Mandarin), German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and 
Spanish, and courses in English as a Second Language for international 
students, immigrants and refugees. Detailed information on the School 
and our programs can be found at All qualified candidates are 
encouraged to apply, but in accordance with Canadian immigration 
requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent 
residents. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering 
diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural 
enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute 
to the diversification of our faculty and scholarship including but not 
limited to women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with 
disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 
Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central 
portion of Ottawa, bounded by the Rideau River on one side, and the 
Rideau Canal on the other. Its prime location - minutes from downtown, 
an international airport, and the Gatineau Hills - enhances quality of 
life, and allows for recreational opportunities for individuals and 
families. With a population of almost one million, the city of Ottawa is 
Canada's capital and reflects the country's bilingual and multicultural 

Applications should be submitted to Professor Randall Gess, Director, 
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 215 Paterson Hall, 
Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, 
Canada. ([log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>) 
Letters of application should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae as 
well as a concise dossier that includes written evidence of teaching 
effectiveness. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the 
Director. The closing date for receipt of applications, including the 
letters of reference, is May 31, 2008.

Natasha Artemeva, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
School of Linguistics and 
Applied Language Studies
Carleton University			
1125 Colonel By Drive			
Ottawa, Ontario				
K1S 5B6						

Tel.+1 (613) 520-2600 ext.7452	
Fax +1 (613) 520-6641
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