Dear CASLL members:
Here is an ad for a position in the New College Writing Centre at U of T. Note
that full-time Lecturers at U of T are eligible after five years for promotion
to continuing positions as Senior Lecturers. See
http://www.newcollege.utoronto.ca/ for information about New College and its
U of T Coordinator, Writing Support.
NEW COLLEGE WRITING CENTRE
Position Title/Rank: Lecturer
Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: New College
Deadline: July 20, 2005.
New College at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time
position in the New College Writing Centre at the rank of Lecturer, starting
September 1, 2005.
New College is committed to the provision of the highest quality of academic
support, interdisciplinary programs, facilities for learning, and residential
experience, in ways that will promote and foster diversity, equity and global
The successful applicant will be expected to have: experience in writing
instruction, in both one-to-one and group settings; experience in curriculum
development and assignment design; familiarity with ESL instruction; a proven
sensitivity to students with varying backgrounds. Experience in academic
administration and writing instruction in the sciences will be an asset.
Duties include one-on-one tutoring in academic writing; leading occasional
workshops for groups of students; interaction with classroom instructors with
respect to the development and implementation of writing assignments;
orientation for incoming students prior to registration; and assisting the
Director of the Writing Centre in administrative duties as required.
Qualifications should include at least a Masterís degree, and at least two years
experience in a University Writing Centre.
A curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and three confidential letters of
reference should be sent to: Professor David Clandfield, Principal, New College,
300 Huron Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3J6.
The application deadline is: July 20, 2005.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual
minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of
ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.
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