Academic Writing - Rhetoric and Composition Instructor
Academic Writing/Rhetoric and Composition Instructor
The Academic Writing Program at The University of Lethbridge invites
applications for two two-year term positions, with the possibility
of conversion to continuing appointment, at the level of Academic
Assistant. The positions will begin July 1, 2013, and they will be
subject to budgetary approval and program needs.
Applicants should hold a completed PhD or Master's degree, preferably
in rhetoric and composition (specializing in academic writing, writing
in the disciplines pedagogies, and genre theory). In addition, experience
teaching in these areas as well as working in writing centres with
graduate and undergraduate students from across the disciplines will
be assets. Successful candidates will be expected to teach multiple
sections of introductory academic writing, to develop and teach occasional
upper-level writing-intensive courses, and to work in the U of L's
Academic Writing Centre.
Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, the city of
Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild,
excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and attractive economic
conditions. Founded in 1967, the University of Lethbridge has an enrollment
of over 8,400 national and international students. The University
is student-focused, research-intensive, and grounded in liberal education.
For more information, please visit our web site at www.uleth.ca and
the Academic Writing Program website at http://www.uleth.ca/artsci/academic-writing
Application packages must include a letter of application, a curriculum
vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, outlines of courses previously
taught, teaching evaluations, transcripts, and the names of at least
three academic referees. Non-specific resumes or resumes from unrelated
disciplines will not be considered. Send this material and arrange
for three letters of reference to be mailed directly to the following
Dr. Cliff Lobe, Search Committee Chair & Coordinator
Academic Writing Program
The University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
Telephone: 403 329 2518 Fax: 403 329 2519
The closing date for applications is May 3rd, 2013. Consideration of completed applications will begin immediately thereafter will continue until the positions are filled.
The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference
will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
The University of Lethbridge is an inclusive and equitable campus
encouraging applications from qualified women and men, including persons
with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.