Greetings everyone,

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.

Many thanks,



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
undergraduate curriculum.

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
technology effectively.

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.

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