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EN240: Critical Reading and Writing

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 17, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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EN240: Critical Reading and Writing

Posting ID : 10444
Position Title : EN240: Critical Reading and Writing
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Arts
Department : English and Film Studies
Term : Fall < September 1 – December 31, 2019 >
Days/Times : Mon./Wed. 2:30 – 3:50
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3 / 36
Anticipated Class Size : 55
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : This course introduces students to the theoretical principles and practical methodologies that promote critical reading and writing in a literary context. Drawing on the rich theoretical heritage of “close reading” as analysis students are taught not only how but why to engage texts more slowly, thoroughly, and deliberately, with a view to developing a practice of scholarly writing that grows from such careful reading strategies.
Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : English
Qualifications – Other : Teaching experience at the university level.
Salary : $8,100
Application Deadline : May 30, 2019
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

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

 

Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.

To Apply :
Address Applications to:
Dr. Tamas Dobozy, Chair
English and Film Studies
Candidates should consult WLU Appendix H “Assessment of CAS Candidates” and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application package.
NOTE: We ask that all application material be submitted 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 : May 14, 2019
Posting Ends : May 30, 2019
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 artsinfo@wlu.ca
All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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