>Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 18:44:58 -0800
>From: Rick Coe <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Fwd: Writing Positions @ UBC Okanogan
Tenure Track Positions Available at UBC Okanagan
The Okanagan's new University of British Columbia campus, UBC Okanagan,
invites applications for up to 25 tenure track appointments, scheduled to
begin July 1 2005.
Situated in Kelowna, BC, one of the most scenic regions in Canada, this new
campus will offer faculty an intimate teaching environment and
opportunities for world class research. UBC Okanagan is embarking on an
unprecedented period of growth from its current complement of 3000 students
to 7500 students.
Successful applicants will have strong research records, exceptional
communication skills, and a commitment to quality teaching at both the
undergraduate and graduate level. Applications are especially encouraged
from individuals whose work bridges to one of UBC Okanagan's four
interdisciplinary research themes
· Health and Wellness;
· Creativity, Culture and Community;
· and Indigenous Studies.
Additional details about hiring and the research themes are available at
Subject to the availability of funds these positions are budgeted at the
Assistant Professor level. Applicants with exceptional qualifications may
be considered for appointment at a higher rank.
English - Creative Writing (Up to 3 positions) Competition CR - We are
interested in applicants who will welcome significant involvement with
Creative Writing program development fostered by the newly-created Faculty
of Creative and Performing Arts.
English (up to 3 positions) Competition EN - We are also seeking applicants
with research interests complementing those of existing faculty in the
department: Contemporary International Literature in English, Children's
Literature, and Rhetoric / Composition.
How to Apply
Application Deadline: Extended to 15-Apr-2005
Please send application materials, citing the appropriate competition
number, by 15-Apr-2005 to [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Deadline for letters of reference is
30-Apr-2005. Documents should be submitted only in electronic format as
e-mail attachments. Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc), Rich
Text Format (.rtf), and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
Application materials should include the following:
· Curriculum Vitae listing the following
· personal information
· education including post-doctoral research experience
· professional employment experience including research and teaching
· present or prior grants or external funding awarded for research
· proposed program of research
· statement of undergraduate and graduate teaching areas or courses
in which you could participate
· statement of teaching philosophy
· names of three referees who are able to provide objective
evaluations and comments on your teaching and research ability and
background, and on your potential for high quality research in future. It
is the responsibility of applicants to request letters of reference.
Letters of reference should be e-mailed to [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> by 30-Apr-2005. Thank you very much for
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