I just saw this new job ad on the H-Rhetor email list & thought it would 
be appropriate to share on this list. 


Main Category: Rhetoric 
Secondary Categories:   None 
Location: Ontario, Canada
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Assistant Professor
Submitted: Friday, October 6th, 2006
Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment in the 
Department of English, Faculty of Arts at York University. The position 
offered is at the Assistant Professor level in the English Department 
and Professional Writing Program. Field of specialization is open, but 
applicants should have the ability to teach in one or more areas of 
rhetoric and/or writing, including some mixture of writing and 
historical or theoretical courses at graduate and undergraduate levels. 
Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent terminal degree in English or 
a related field (Rhetoric, Communications, Journalism, Creative Writing).

York University is located in Toronto which is, according to a recent 
United Nations survey, the most multicultural city in the world. The 
University is distinguished by its commitment to serving a culturally 
diverse student body in both traditional fields and in innovative 
interdisciplinary programs.

The appointment to begin July 1, 2007 is subject to budgetary approval 
by the University. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative 
Action Program can be found on York's website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the 
affirmative action office at 416.736.5713.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian 
citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and a sample of the 
applicant's written work (no longer than 25pp.) should be sent to:

Professor Julia Creet, Chair,
Department of English,
York University,
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada
(email: [log in to unmask] phone: 416 736-5166 fax: 416 736-5412)
Note: email applications will not be accepted.

Candidates should arrange for letters of recommendation from three 
referees to be sent directly to the above address.

Deadline for receipt of applications: November 8, 2006

Contact Info:
Professor Julia Creet, Chair,
Department of English,
York University,
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

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