Dear Canadian Colleagues (with apologies for cross-posting):
This could be a stimulating and supportive position for a recent Ph.D.
graduate with an interest in rhetoric and/or professional writing.
Please note the early deadline. Writing and Rhetoric is a relatively new
program at U of T; see its website at http://www.utoronto.ca/innis/wr/.
-- Margaret Procter, U of T Coordinator, Writing Support.
Position Title/Rank: Assistant Professor
Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Writing and Rhetoric, Innis College
Deadline: July 18, 2006
Job Description: The University of Toronto invites applications for a
Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant
Professor in the Writing and Rhetoric Program, commencing September 1,
2006. This is a non-tenure stream position for a limited term of one
year, renewable once, for a maximum of three years (2006-07, 2007-09).
The Writing and Rhetoric Program is seeking applicants with demonstrated
excellence in teaching university-level courses. Applicants should have
teaching and research experience in some combination of the following:
writing, rhetoric, composition, professional and business writing, media
studies, prose style, critical thinking, editing. Preference will be
given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Writing and Rhetoric, Professional
Writing, English Literature, or a related field and a record of
excellence in research and teaching.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Writing and Rhetoric,
Professional Writing, English Literature, or a related field. Extensive
experience marking undergraduate essays and the ability to teach both
lower-level and upper-level undergraduate students are essential.
Candidates should show evidence of research and/or professional
development. Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
Applicants should arrange for three referees to send a letter of
recommendation under separate cover to the address below. The letters
must be received by the deadline for receipt of applications. Applicants
should send a curriculum vitae, writing sample, and teaching and
research statements to Professor Janet Paterson, Principal, Innis
College, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
M5S 1J5. The closing date for receipt of applications is July 18, 2006.
The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct
research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. 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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