Instructor in Applied Linguistics
Brock University, Department of Applied Linguistics

Posting details


Applied Linguistics



Supervised Teaching/Reflective Practicum

Bi-weekly classes to occur for a total of 195 hrs.

May 12, 2017

June 02, 2017 - 15:30

September 01, 2017

April 30, 2018


Teaching & Teaching Support


$6,188 per half course (195 hours nominally)
$12,376 per full course (390 hours nominally)


Please note: Instructors who are employed in a 2-hour/week lecture, or the equivalent of a 2-hour/week lecture, are responsible for the first hour of seminar/lab in each course.




Deliver scholarly lectures per Calendar description. Prepare course outline. Supervise TA(s), prepare Allocation of Hours form; manage office hours, advice/feedback meetings, grading, proctoring, leading seminars, etc. Create/maintain Sakai site (or similar) to post course outline/instructions, report grades confidentially, advise of unexpected changes/corrections. Lead one seminar section, incl all grading for it. Create grading matrices and instructions for all oral/written work; create assignments. Schedule office hours for own seminar section, plus extra time for other sections if any. Manage disciplinary, academic integrity, diligence issues for course. Collect/record grades accurately, securely and confidentially for entire class (back up numerical data on paper and on Excel; supervise same for TAs). Prepare/administer tests, quizzes and final examination within timelines and per criteria noted by Chair, and in line with usual University and departmental practice. Perform duties per Faculty Handbook, guidelines for services to persons with disabilities, departmental Instructors? Guide, departmental Rules and Procedures. All other instructional planning/execution duties as are normal within the department. The instructor of LING 4P80 will simultaneously teach LING 4P81. Course content and required hours for the instructor remain the same. The separate course codes simply reflect the level of language scores of students registered.




Qualifications include a relevant doctorate; a master?s degree with evidence of sufficient background (e.g. course work or thesis focus) in relevant areas will also be considered. Applicants must have previous successful academic teaching experience (as instructor responsible for all aspects of the course), and teaching competence (e.g. course evaluations, letters of reference and/or other components of a teaching dossier). Must hold TESL Ontario TESL Trainer Accreditation for the Practicum, or obtain it before starting work.




Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.


Dr. Barbra Zupan
Chair, Department of Applied Linguistics
Brock University


For further information


Barbara Alexander


Please Note


If applicable, applicants are responsible for submitting their seniority date with their application. Applicants that don't include a seniority date will be assumed not to have one. All applications should be forwarded to the appropriate department. Do not submit your information to


Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval.


As per Article 22.04 of the Collective Agreement:


- Graduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept an appointment in excess of an average of ten hours per week over an academic term, in which she is enrolled as a full time student, without the prior permission of the Dean of Graduate Studies.


- Undergraduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept more than nine Teaching Assistant appointments, or the equivalent of nine Teaching Assistant appointments in any classification, per term minus the number of courses in which that student is currently enrolled;


- Part-time Graduate Students and Non-Students shall not accept any appointment which, taken together with all other appointments at the University, would cause the member to exceed the maximum number of regular hours - i.e. not overtime hours - allowable in a work week under the Employment Standards Act, as amended from time to time.


Applicants that are in excess of the above noted workload limits will not have their applications considered unless they have received prior written approval from the appropriate Dean and the Human Resources Department.


A Collective Agreement governs part-time Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lab Demonstrator, Course Coordinator and Marker-Grader positions at Brock University. A hardcopy of the Agreement can be obtained from Human Resources or accessed on the Human Resources Web Site -


For office use only: May 16, 2017 — #13277 — Approved

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