Graduation

Applied Linguistics/TESOL Faculty

Posted: October 27, 2022
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SUMMARY

Briercrest College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the field of Applied Linguistics/TESOL, commencing August 1, 2023.

The BA in Applied Linguistics: TESOL trains students for service as English language teachers around the world and ranks as one of the most extensive undergraduate TESOL programs in North America. The program is recognized at the highest level for undergraduate training by the national professional body, TESL Canada.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher excited about a move into university-level English language teacher training in the context of Christian liberal arts higher education. Candidates must possess a Master’s degree either in ELT, TEFL, TESOL, or Applied Linguistics (with a focus on ELT) and have substantial experience teaching English to adult English language learners. In addition to excellence in teaching, candidates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to research and to service to the church. The successful candidate will be expected to begin doctoral studies in TESOL or a closely related field within three years of taking up the appointment.

Questions about the nature of the post may be directed to Dr. Don Taylor, Provost & Dean of the College. (dtaylor@briercrest.ca)

Briercrest College and Seminary is a private, confessional post-secondary institution in the evangelical Protestant tradition. Candidates must be committed to historic Christian orthodoxy and be sympathetic to the traditions of Briercrest College and Seminary. All employees agree to sign a doctrinal statement and code of conduct. Information about the school can be found at the institutional web site, www.briercrest.ca.

APPLICATIONS

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the contact details of three professional references to Mr. Adrian Leister, Director of Human Resources (hr@briercrest.ca), 510 College Drive, Briercrest College, Caronport, SK, S0H 0S0.

Applications will be received until position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. While Briercrest College and Seminary hires on merit, we are committed to the principle of equity in employment, welcoming diversity and encouraging applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons.

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I learned not to take the easy answers when dealing with Scripture and theology, but to deal with uncomfortable and challenging questions, wrestling with both the text and my own biases to best determine what is true and God-pleasing.
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