We are re-advertising the professional communications position that we
advertised last year. The details are available here:
or pasted less tidily below.
Note that this job has a rhetoric & composition core but offers room to
expand in a wide variety of ways, since it is located in an
Please spread this information around as widely as possible. Do you
have any promised almost-completed PhD students? Know anyone who
might? Know any expatriots who might want to come back to a decent
The Faculty of Communication and Culture, a dynamic faculty dedicated
to innovative, interdisciplinary teaching and research at the graduate
undergraduate levels, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant
professor position in the area of Professional Communication.
Beginning July 1, 2002, the successful applicant will teach courses in
rhetoric and composition, with an emphasis on technical and
professional writing, academic writing, rhetorical history and theory,
if possible, organizational communications. S/he will also contribute to
faculty initiatives supporting communication, including liaison with the
Writing Centre, and the development of Post Degree Continuous
Learning and distance education initiatives.
Preference will be given to applicants with an ability to teach
and quantitative research methods and in one or more of the following
programs also offered by the Faculty: Canadian Studies; Development
Studies; Film Studies; Law and Society; Science, Technology and
Society; Leisure, Tourism and Society; Urban Studies.
We are seeking a committed scholar who can develop an active
research program and supervise graduate students. A completed or
nearly completed PhD is required. The deadline for applications is 1
December 2001. Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a
statement of research interests should be sent to Dr. Kathleen Scherf,
Dean, Faculty of Communication and Culture, University of Calgary,
2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada. Fax
(403) 210-8138; email [log in to unmask]
As well, please arrange to have three referees send confidential letters
to Dr. Scherf by the 1 December 2001 deadline.
Please do not apply online for this position, as we are not accepting
online applications for academic positions at this time.
Dr. Doug Brent
Associate Dean (Academic)
Faculty of Communication and Culture, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
Voice: (403) 220-5458 Fax: (403) 282-6716
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