Anishinaabemowin, Department of Modern Languages
Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language), in the Department of Modern Languages at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning January 1, 2020. The successful candidate will hold post-secondary credentials appropriate to the position (minimum Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred), and will be completely fluent in Anishinaabemowin. S/he will have mastery of the written language with the double vowel system and a thorough understanding of the structure of the language. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and commitment to language teaching, a deep knowledge of Anishinaabe culture, and demonstrated ability to develop a research program and to secure external research funding. Strong candidates will have teaching and research expertise in two or more of: immersion models for language teaching; culture-based education; resource collection and development for language and culture retention; pan-dialectal awareness and expertise with various writing systems. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic degrees held.