English Writing Instructor

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Author pmnationtalk
Date June 21, 2018
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North
Location The Pas, MB
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client University College of the North
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English Writing Instructor
Faculty of Arts Business and Science
The Pas, MB
6-Month Term Position

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.

The Position: University College of the North (UCN), Manitoba’s newest post-secondary institution invites applicants for a 6-month limited term position teaching English Literature courses and Writing and Composition courses. Responsibilities include delivering one section of Thematic Approaches to the Study of Literature at the first-year level, one section of World Literature at the second-year level, two sections of Academic Research and Writing and one section of Composition and Rhetoric. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience in first-year English composition and literature courses. A Master’s Degree in English with experience teaching writing and rhetoric and literature at the college or university level is desirable. A PhD in English and experience teaching writing, rhetoric, and literature at the college or university level is preferred. Also required are demonstrated creative and culturally relevant instructional practices with adult and Aboriginal learners, inter-cultural experience and appreciation of the challenges facing Aboriginal students, and personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture. The ability to speak an Aboriginal language is an asset.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae, and should arrange for three references to submit letters on their behalf. The successful candidate will be expected to travel while teaching at UCN’s dispersed campuses. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 18-063
Closing Date: August 20, 2018
Salary Range:
Commensurate with rank, qualifications and experience as per the collective agreement
Faculty Salary Scales can be viewed at www.ucn.ca

Apply to:
University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: hrinfo@ucn.ca (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca.

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