The following position has been approved subject to funding. Please forward
to anyone you think may be interested.
Hope to see many of you at Inkshed.
LIMITED TERM LECTURER POSITION:
The Centre for Writing-Intensive Learning (CWIL) invites applications for a
full-time limited term lecturer to participate in the development and
implementation of writing intensive (WI) courses across disciplines at Simon
Fraser University. CWIL is a newly constituted (Fall 2002) free-standing
centre with a mandate to help implement the writing requirement of the new
The ideal candidate will have expertise in teaching writing; will be ready
to develop instructional materials and provide training and mentoring to
faculty, TAs or others involved in WI courses; will contribute research
skills to assist in designing and implementing methods of assessing WI
courses, both to determine their effectiveness and to guide modifications in
instruction and training; will be aware of ways to use instructional
Preferred qualifications: a PhD. in composition, rhetoric, discourse
analysis, curriculum theory and implementation or other related fields;
experience working in a writing centre and with professional development of
instructors; successful experience in teaching academic/university writing;
a knowledge of or experience of the sciences, applied sciences or technical
writing would be an asset. A willingness to work collaboratively in a
flexible and emerging situation with all the attendant ambiguities is a
Term: two years with the possibility of renewal.
Starting date: September 1, 2003.
Please note: This position is subject to budgetary approval.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens
and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applicants are requested to send a cover letter of application, a curriculum
vitae, evidence of teaching ability, and names and contact information of
three referees. Address applications or requests for further information
Dr. Wendy Strachan, Director, Centre for Writing-Intensive Learning, Office
of the Dean of Arts, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
[log in to unmask] Phone: 604-291-3122
Review of applications will begin on April 15th, 2003 and continue until the
position is filled.
To leave the list, send a SIGNOFF CASLL command to
[log in to unmask] or, if you experience difficulties,
write to Russ Hunt at [log in to unmask]
For the list archives and information about the organization,
its newsletter, and the annual conference, go to