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Composition and Rhetoric
The Department of Integrated Studies in Education at
the Faculty of Education, McGill University, invites applications for a
in Rhetoric and Professional Writing, at the Assistant Professor rank,
effective August 1, 2002. The successful candidate will work primarily
within the Department's Centre for the Study and Teaching of Writing
(CSTW). We seek candidates who have a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric
with expertise in one or more of the following areas: discourse analysis,
document design, graphic communication, Web-based instruction and related
areas of online technology, technical writing, and professional writing
(particularly in Management, Engineering, Law, and Medicine). Corporate or
other professional experience in related areas would be an asset. We place
a strong emphasis on both the theory and practice of writing, and are
particularly interested in someone with knowledge of interactive
technologies and their applications to writing pedagogy and research. The
successful candidate will be an experienced, effective
teacher/writer/researcher with strong interpersonal skills who has the
ability to foster excellence in research and teaching. Immediate duties
will include teaching at the undergraduate level and initiating a research
program that will help the CSTW assess and expand its current program.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is
directed to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. McGill
University is committed to equity in employment, and encourages
applications from women and men, persons with disabilities, members of
visible minorities, and aboriginal persons. Letters of application should
be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees. Along
with these basic documents, the applicant should submit a concise dossier
that includes the following: (1) one sample of scholarly work, (2) one or
two brief samples of professional and/or technical writing, and (3) written
evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred).
Applications and supporting documents should be sent to: Dr. Anthony Paré,
Composition and Rhetoric Search Committee, Department of Integrated Studies
in Education, McGill University, 3700 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC, H3A
1Y2 (e-mail: [log in to unmask]; fax: 514-398-4529 or 514-398-7436).
Applications will close January 31, 2002.
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