The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at The University of Western Ontario
(http://www.uwo.ca/arts/) invites applications for the position of
Director of Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication. This
tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor is scheduled
to commence 1 July 2008.
The successful candidate must possess the completed Ph.D. or equivalent
and a strong record in teaching, research and publication in the field
of writing and technical or professional communication. In addition, he
or she must have proven administrative abilities and experience in
coordinating a writing or communication program. Responsibilities will
include teaching courses in Writing; the appointment and scheduling of
instructors; academic counseling of students; timetabling of courses;
training and supervision of faculty and staff; budget planning and
management; curriculum and program development; and overall
administration of Writing (http://www.uwo.ca/writing/). The Director
will also provide campus-wide leadership by promoting, coordinating, and
integrating technical and professional communication studies in diverse
Faculties across the university. The initial term as Director will be
for a period of seven years.
Send letter of application with curriculum vitae and copies of
transcripts, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to: Dr.
Kathleen Okruhlik, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, The University
of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7. Consideration of
applications will commence March 15^th and applications will continue to
be accepted until the position is filled.
Positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have
fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is
committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all
qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal
people, and persons with disabilities.
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