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EN190Y: Introduction to Academic Writing

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 7, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Information Technology
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8709
Position Title : EN190Y: Introduction to Academic Writing
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : English and Film Studies
Term : Intersession < May 1 – June 30, 2018 >
Days/Times : Mon./Wed. 1:00 – 3:50 pm
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 6 / 36
Anticipated Class Size : 30
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary: This course introduces students to the conventions and expectations of writing at the university level. Through a variety of writing assignments, including the argumentative essay, the journal article review, and the reflective journal, students will practice skills central to achieving sound academic writing, including planning, drafting, revising, and editing. Students will learn and apply the grammatical conventions fundamental to achieving fluency and clarity in written English, as well as be familiarized with practices of academic citation. Through continuous instructor and peer assessment, this course aims to equip students with the skills they need to achieve strong, polished texts.

Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : English
Qualifications – Other : Proven teaching experience in university-level writing courses.
Salary : $8,000.00
Application Deadline : February 15, 2018 (11:59:59 pm)
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered

To Apply :
Address Applications to:
Dr. Robin Waugh, Chair
English and Film Studies
Send applications to:
Please send all material in a single PDF document.

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.
Posted on : February 1, 2018
Posting Ends : February 15, 2018
Please Note : For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact .

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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