Thank you for the notice Betsy.  Hope all is well with you. Gloria

Quoting Betsy Sargent <[log in to unmask]>:

> Dear All,
> Please forward the job posting below to anyone you know who might be
> interested.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone who would like
> to help develop writing studies at the University of Alberta. If anyone
> has questions about this position, feel free to email me at
> <[log in to unmask]>.
> Best, Betsy
> ________________
> Associate Professor, Composition and Rhetoric
> Department of English and Film Studies, Faculty of Arts
> The Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta
> invites applications from outstanding candidates for a senior faculty
> position (Associate Professor with tenure) in the field of Composition
> and Rhetoric, specializing in writing pedagogy and in writing centre
> research, theory, and practice. Intensive experience or training in
> teaching writing to students for whom English is an additional language
> (EAL) would be an asset.  Commencing 1 July 2007, the successful
> applicant will be expected to teach at all levels of the curriculum,
> from first-year to graduate level courses, but on a reduced teaching
> load, in order to play a significant role in the development of writing
> studies at the university and a proposed new university-wide writing
> centre; duties will also include training and supervising peer tutors.
> Applicants should have an excellent record of research, publication,
> and teaching. Salary is commensurate with experience and rank.
> Candidates should send a letter of application, a complete curriculum
> vitae (with full contact information, including phone numbers and
> e-mail address), a writing sample (20-page maximum), the names and
> contact information of at least three referees, and a teaching dossier,
> including evaluations of teaching performance. Applications received by
> March 31, 2007, will be guaranteed consideration. All application
> materials should be sent directly to:
> Garrett PJ Epp, Chair
> Department of English and Film Studies
> 3-5 Humanities Centre, University of Alberta
> Edmonton AB  T6G 2E5 Canada
> For further information about the position, or the Department, please
> contact the Chair by email at
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]
> With more than 36,000 students and 12,000 staff, the University of
> Alberta (<> grants almost 7,500
> degrees annually to graduates of 200 undergraduate and 170 graduate
> programs. A research-intensive, medical-doctoral, multi-campus
> institution, the University of Alberta offers a full range of academic
> and professional programs and has designated 26 areas of established
> and emerging research excellence. The Faculty of Arts
> (<> is its largest
> Faculty with 340 faculty members in 14 departments in Fine Arts,
> Humanities, and Social Sciences in addition to the Women's Studies
> Program and the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies. The Faculty of
> Arts has approximately 6000 undergraduate and 900 graduate students.
> The Faculty provides a variety of opportunities for research funding,
> including the newly established $1.5 million Killam Research Fund which
> supports research, scholarship, and creative activities in the
> humanities, social sciences, and fine arts. The Faculty has recently
> helped establish interdisciplinary units such as the China Institute
> and the Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research. The
> Department of English and Film Studies itself
> (<> is a large, vibrant, and collegial unit with a superlative record for teaching, research,   
> and
> service.
> Greater Edmonton (<>, with
> nearly one million residents in the city and surrounding communities,
> offers a beautiful, park-like setting on a spectacular river valley,
> and a relatively low cost of living. The city is the capital of
> Alberta, with the lowest provincial tax regime in the country, and has
> led the nation in economic growth in the past five years. Edmonton is
> known as Canada's Festival City, with more than thirty major annual
> festivals celebrating its rich cultural diversity and community spirit.
> It has all the attractions of a big city, yet it is clean, safe, and
> livable, with excellent schools and health care.
> All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for this position;
> however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The
> University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to
> the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and
> encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including
> persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and
> Aboriginal persons.
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