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Composition, Professional Writing and Literature

The Department of English at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications one limited limited-term appointment in Composition, Professional Writing and Literature.

Candidates for this position should possess a graduate degree in Literature or Rhetoric. Considerable experience teaching university-level Professional Writing and writing-intensive courses in Literature is an asset.

All applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Successful applicants must be qualified to teach at the level indicated above. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is the key attribute by which qualified candidates are ranked. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Dr. Jill Didur, Chair
Department of English, LB 641
c/o Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.,
Montreal, Qc. H3G 1M8

This position is subject to budgetary approval and department/unit need. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be reappointed, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent reappointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years. They are normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2014 and ending May 14, 2015. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester.

All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Jill Didur at Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required position has been filled. All applications should reach departments no later than March 1, 2014.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.


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